Landscape Suicide (1987) James Benning, Rhonda Bell, Elion Sucher


In “Landscape Suicide” Benning continues his examination of Americana through the stories of two murderers. Ed Gein was a Wisconsin farmer and multiple murderer who taxidermied his victims in the 1950s. Bernadette Prott was a California teenager who stabbed a friend to death over an insult in 1984. Benning’s distanced approach to such grisly material is as far removed as possible from sensationalism, however. Although the acts of murder are both bizarre and violent, Benning dwells on them only minimally, emphasizing instead the details of psychological motivation, which in both cases seem frighteningly mundane. Benning has created a script which is a masterpiece of understated colloquial writing, and the actors he employs to re-enact confessional testimony and incidents recounted in trial transcripts perform with a flatly convincing lack of affect reminiscent of Gary Gilmore. The two monologues are embedded in Benning’s characteristic meditations of landscape: long shots of the …

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File Name : Landscape Suicide 1986.mkv
File Size : 1446.82 MB
Resolution : 652×516 @ 696×516
Duration : 01:31:32

Quality: DVDRip
Language: English
Subs: German (embedded)
Genre: Crime, Drama

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