Title: Christabel
Year: 2001
Time: 74min
Format: Video (color)
Sound System: Stereo
Synopsis: Christabel is an abstract interpretation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s unfinished Gothic poem about female possession. Adhering to the poem’s structure the film is presented in four parts – Two digital video half hour segments and then two short 16mm conclusions. The contemporary relevance of the poem’s symbols and themes is underlined using performance combined with heavy image and sound layering.

Christabel was originally screened in four film and video parts:

Title: Christabel: Part I
Year: 2001
Time: 28min
Format: Video (color)
Sound System: Stereo

Title: Christabel: The Conclusion to Part I
Year: 2001
Time: 7min
Format: 16mm film (color)
Sound System: Mono

Title: Christabel: Part II
Year: 2001
Time: 28min
Format: Video (color)
Sound System: Stereo

Title: Christabel: The Conclusion to Part II
Year: 2001
Time: 11min
Format: 16mm film (color)
Sound System: Mono

Total time: 74min