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On an Unknown Beach

Film (Trailer) – 2016

Mixing three separate strands, On an Unknown Beach is a so-called “‘speculative documentary" about journeys into landscapes of ruin. Sonic artist Bruce Russell explores the ruined Christchurch CBD, scientist Di Tracey captures compelling underwater footage while examining coral damage on the seabed, and poet David Hornblow undergoes hypnotherapy to explore his consciousness and past experiences with addiction. The film was made by Adam Luxton and Summer Agnew, whose 2005 documentary Minginui (2005) focussed on an ex-forestry town in the North Island.

...[a] ground zero perspective of human life in the anthropocene; damaged, bruised, and in need of a fresh breath of air.
– Directors Adam Luxton and Summer Agnew describe their film

Key Cast & Crew

Gayle Hogan

Producer

Summer Agnew

Producer, Co-Director

Adam Luxton

Producer, Editor, Co-Director

David Hornblow

Composer

Bruce Russell

Composer

Peter Wright

Composer

Produced by

Ponzi Pictures

Source

Ponzi Pictures