Ian Andrews


Joey: an electro-mechanical boy

super 8 . 10 minutes . 1989

a poetic interpretation of the true story (psychological case study by Bruno Bettelheim) of a schizophrenic boy who lives as a machine. he wishes "to become completely automatic in order to rid himself of his unbearable humanity."


4th Melbourne Super-8 Film Festival 31/1/89.

Exposed, Sydney, 30/10/91.

Electro-matic: Ian Andrews film and video retrospective, Dlux, Sydney Film Festival, June 2001.