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."

 

Screenings:

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

 

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