Mystery and menace abound in this debut film from Alison Maclean. Made when Maclean was an Elam art student, the experimental short plays with gender and racial stereotypes by constantly thwarting narrative expectations. What there is of a plot consists of a woman emerging from the sea and a 'centrepiece' pursuit leading to a confrontation between two characters: a man and a woman (both played by the same actor). Scripted, shot and edited by Maclean it marked the beginning of a fertile collaboration between Maclean and producer Bridget Ikin.
In a still image taken during Taunt's production photographer Anne Noble captures Alison Maclean: barefoot, perched on a crate in a wheelbarrow, the young filmmaker levels her camera at the action ...
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Film, 1984 (Trailer)
A feature film toying with genre conventions
A series of dramas for TV produced by Bridget Ikin and John Maynard
Television, 1987 (Full Length)
A TV drama directed and co-written by Maclean and produced by Ikin
Television, 1985 (Full Length)
An episode in the series of TV dramas produced by Bridget Ikin and John Maynard
Film, 1990 (Trailer and Excerpts)
Produced by Bridget Ikin
Film, 1992 (Trailer and Excerpts)
Alison Maclean’s debut feature film, produced by Bridget Ikin
Short Film, 1989 (Full Length)
Celebrated Alison Maclean short film
Short Film, 1992 (Full Length)
Film, 1978 (Trailer and Excerpts)
Another experimental debut
Music Video, 2001
A music video playing with an unusual perspective
Short Film, 1986 (Full Length)
Maclean’s succeeding short