REVIEWS

4 Feb 2019

Three children speculate the authenticity of an age-old tale surrounding Fallbridge House, where for many years nobody has been seen to come or go. The house sits deep and deserted in a field of weeping willows that are coaxed into animation by an ominous wind. In the way that childhood fantasies allow, the house has grown to take on a mythical status, believed to be haunted, having eaten a young girl who it was claimed entered but never seen again....

14 Jan 2019

A woman agonisingly waits for the phone to ring. She tries to psychically will the phone call into being with thoughts like “if I don’t think about it, maybe the telephone might ring.” “If I could think of something else...” “Maybe if I counted 500 by fives, it might ring by that time” and other unhealthy superstitions. We have all been there at some moment in our lives, waiting for that special person to call, the nerves piling up inside as the head and heart tussle in chaot...

26 Dec 2018

With slow-moving close-ups the camera ponderously studies blades of grass and petals of lavender underneath a singular, droning musical note hovering hypnotically in glass-like textures. (Untitled) Morning begins in monochrome and slowly blends into colour, the lavenders repeatedly blurring in and out of focus. Mitache manages to capture the minutiae of the flowers’ movements as the air softly moves around them. It is really quite a simple film. Film in one continuous shot, it is abstract and ex...