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THE FALL OF ADAM

THE FALL OF ADAM

US Premiere

Director: Gail Sneddon

England, 2006, 6 min

Shooting Format:35mm

Festival Year:2006

Category:Experimental

Cast:Tiago Gambogi, Jane Butler, Phizzo Jobson

Crew:Producers: Ali Northcott, GailSneddon - Post Producton: Leigh Warner - Screenwriter: Gail Sneddon - Editor: Simon Adams - Cinematographer: Ben Molden - Original Score: Kevin Kerrigan - Sound designer: Vanesa Lorena Tate

Sales:Gail Sneddon c/o modusforum, London , UK - T: +44(0)7989557549

Email:gail.sneddon AT virgin.net

Synopsis

The Fall of Adam is an urban regeneration of Adam's fall from grace. Taking the story to new hi-rise heights and wrestling his descent down through the inferno, he finds his once beautiful eve has turned from the divine to the bovine. A bloody fight with a fat guy in stained underwear (Satan) ends Adam's fall. His body descends the endless flights to his death. He turns back to the dust in which he was created.

About the director

Gail Sneddon is a UK-based director, choreographer and installation artist. She trained at the LABAN Centre for Movement and Dance in London, before touring nationally and internationally as a performer for Nigel Charnock, Athina Vallha and Ersatz. With a passion to apply choreographic technique to other art forms, she set up her own company, Modusforum, in 1999. Concentrating on combining movement with sound and spatial design, Gail created a body of acclaimed performance installation works. She also worked as Artistic director for a broad range of events in various fields such as Live Music, Fashion, Theatre and Dance. In 2002, she completed her MA in Scenography at the prestigious Central St Martin's College of Art and Design in London. Since then, her work has focused as a director of film and single screen work as a format to capture her unique choregraphic and sonic vision in a time-based medium. Her success has led to two new commissions, currently in pre-production.

Notes

Director Gail Sneddon and US Rep. Olga Niaman will be available for Q&A after the screening.

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