In this film, one of Peter Rose's early languagebased works, a disembodied narrator speaking a strange, imaginary dialect tells of being lost between thought and language. By inventing new imaginary languages, was able, in early works such as Secondary Currents, The Pressures of the Text (1983), Digital Speech (1984) and Babel (1987), to examine the nature of the utterance freed from the constraints of established meanings. Vorkapich, who was originally from Yugoslavia, had been responsible for the montage sequences in many Hollywood films of the 30s and 40s, and he had formulated a rather interesting theoretical position.
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