Rhapsody to Orpheus

(2005, 6:30 minutes, SD, Color, Stereo)

rhapsody-stillShort video exploring the possibilities for text in cinema. The narrative is adapted from a series of myths about Orpheus and his wife Eurydice. After the death of his wife, Orpheus traveled to the underworld to rescue her, and charmed Hades with his song. He was allowed to leave with her on condition that he not look back. As he emerged from the underworld, he looked back and Eurydice vanished.

Screenings of Rhapsody to Orpheus