Vanishing Point (2004)
The second collaboration with German film maker Martin Otter, it was the second of Butcher’s films. With the figure of Elena Giannotti set against the desert in Andalucia, Spain and comprising principally of one shot and with only three cuts, it is a moving evocation of women’s position in an often male dominated society. It is usually screened as part of Women & Memory.
Commissioned by Capture 3, Arts Council England.
Selected screening: ICA, London [thereafter screened as part of Women & Memory]
Film maker: Martin Otter
Performer: Elena Giannotti