An enigmatic adaptation of the Keats poem La Belle Dame Sans Merci, Arterial is a silent, experimental film set to a pulsing soundtrack by electronic music pioneers Isan. Set in the industrial hinterlands of England, Arterial is a poetic meditation on the influence of landscape and environment on our state of mind.
Arterial has screened at festivals including London Short Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, East End Film Festival, Split Film Festival, and FICMA.
Starring Christian Kinde and Sheena May.
Written and Directed by Christopher Ian Smith (citizensmith.net).
Original soundtrack by Isan.