October 13, 2012 6:08 PM Subscribe
posted by hippybear (20 comments total)
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In 1968, William Greaves
conducted a filmmaking experiment in Central Park, wherein a film crew (directed by himself) filmed the non-existent movie "Over The Cliff", while a documentary film crew filmed the filming of the film, and another documentary film crew filmed the filming of the film of the film. The result was Symbiopsychotaxiplasm
, [1h15m, NSFW (language and situations); trailer
] an experimental film wherein the observers are observed observing of the observed, with Greaves attempting to capture real moments in contrived circumstances.
The title of the film is a play on Arthur Bentley's "symbiotaxiplasm
", which posits that anything a being does has interconnected results with other beings.