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Dyn Amo

Stephen Dwoskin
1972
120mins Colour 16mm
Produced by Micheal Armitage and Maggie Pinhorn.Camera/editing assistant Clive MyerCast from the Original stage play:Linda Marlowe (First Girl)Jenny Runacre (Second Girl)Catherine Kessler (Third Girl)John Grillo (First Man)Malcom Kaye (Second Man)Pat Ford, Andrew Carr, Derek Paget

Dyn Amo

A tatty strip-club stage, filled with a large satin-covered bed and tinselled drapes. Four girls appear, each in turn performing her act.

'Dyn Amo' is a 'drama' exploring the distinction between a person's self and his projection of that self to others; and it's a 'horror movie' tragically suggesting how a projection can become more substantial than the self behind it. Its subjects are role-playing (especially sexual role-playing), and the masochism of playing a role that conforms to others' exploitative interests. Tony Rayns.

Based on the original stage play, 'Dynamo' by Chris Wilkinson.

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