Follow Your Own Weird: The World of James Broughton, a Facets cine-notes
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
This two-in-one box set brings together retrospectives by a couple of key members of American avant-garde filmmaking. It begins with THE LAWRENCE JORDAN ALBUM, a "best of" compilation of Jordan's work that combines his animated shorts with numerous live action ones. Contents include: THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER and SOPHIE'S PLACE. The second half of the set features 17 short subject films by "cinematic poet" James Broughton, divided into three sections: "The Early Years," "A Middle Period" and "Finale: The Films with Joel Singer." Individual works in the Broughton half include: THE PLEASURE GARDEN, DREAMWOOD and SCATTERED REMAINS.