White Noise is a place that has been divided into time sequences, impressions, sensations and blasts of optical heat, as we might imagine in areas where danger remains invisible and is nevertheless present. It is all the more dangerous in that it can only be detected by paranoia.
Inspired by cinema of anticipation, postulating the future as run-down, a future contained in memory, the universe of White Noise is a series of imaginary photograms captured in dark rooms. They are also prompted by scenes in which characters try to pronounce words but remain dumbfounded. In White Noise there is a radiant, voiceless cinephilia. From Marker to Antonioni via Tarkovski, we find in Mazzoni’s work a community of thought with filmmakers who have managed to combine fundamental research for forms with sensitive expression...