Experiencing Interruptions?


Fearing her own memories, a girl begins the cerebral journey of longing for escape before completely fading away.

  • Brian Ratigan
    The Absent Dreamer, Shoudler-Width Apart
  • Brian Ratigan
    The Absent Dreamer, Shoudler-Width Apart
  • Non Films
    The Absent Dreamer, Shoulder-Width Apart
  • Ester Song
    Key Cast
  • Balcony View
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Experimental, Narrative, Surrealist, Dream, Super 8
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 30, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Super 8mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Brian Ratigan

Brian Ratigan is an award-winning director and animator whose stop motion films and music videos have screened internationally. He is a frequent collaborator with the Sugartooth Group, Lobotomix, and Kumar Pictures. Ratigan is the founder of Non Films and is based in New York City.

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Director Statement

Starring Ester Song.
Produced by Non Films. Directed by Ratigan.
Original Soundtrack by Balcony View.
Special Thanks to Marion Bernstein and Mono No Aware.

Filmed on Tri-X Super 8mm. Processed and edited by hand.
Shot on location in East Harlem and Midtown Manhattan.
Transferred by DiJiFi.com

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