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Salt [videorecording] : a film /
Screen Australia presents in association with the Adelaide Film Festival and the Pacific Film and Television Commission ; a Jerrycan Films production ; produced in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ; directors, Murray Fredericks, Michael Angus ; writer, Michael Angus ; producer, Michael Angus.
[United States] : PBS Distribution, c2010.
1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
1608833054, 9781608833054
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[United States] : PBS Distribution, c2010.
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credits note
Camera, Murray Fredericks ; sound, Murray Fredericks ; editors, Lindi Harrison, Ingunn Jordansen.
general note
All ground footage in this documentary was captured by Murray Fredericks on solo expeditions to Lake Eyre from February 2006 to September 2008.
Originally produced in 2009.
Special features: Interview with the directors; The credit card scene; Iridium time lapse sequences; Film trailer.
The story of award-winning and internationally-renowned photographer, Murray Fredericks, on his annual solo pilgrimage to the heart of Lake Eyre in the remote north corner of South Australia. Alone on the most featureless landscape on earth, SALT interweaves Murray's sublime pictures, with innovative time-lapse sequences, and illuminating and exposing video diary excerpts. Fredericks looks into the abyss and finds that, in the midst of nothingness, there is everything.
language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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target audience
Not rated.
technical details
Blu-ray; 1080i High definition; widescreen (16 x 9, 1.78:1) presentation; DTS-HD master audio 5.1, stereo.
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Main Description
Photographer Murray Fredericks' annual camping trips to remote Lake Eyre and its salt flats in South Australia have yielded remarkable photos of a boundless, desolate yet beautiful environment where sky, water and land merge. Salt interweaves his photos and video diary with time-lapse sequences to create the liberating and disorienting experience of being thrown into an infinite dimension of mind and spirit.

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