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  • estrataproductions
    Oct 11, 2009
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      Hello Monique,

      Yes you are thinking along the very same lines we are. I would like to post out a Presentation DVD we have made up (they will be ready in November), in it is a detailed outlook of what we are planning to do along woth some test shooting we have already completed.
      If you are interested please send me a contact address here: info@...
      I visited your site and really like your music and would definately like ot discuss more with you at a later date.


      --- In kafka-list@yahoogroups.com, monique dimattina <mdimattina@...> wrote:
      > Hi Shaun
      > I am a film/theatre composer and scored an award winning Melb Fringe Fest
      > theatre production of The Trial a few years back, put on by Theatre Tarquin.
      > The experience for me was mixed. Such great material to work with, yet such
      > a slippery slope re. the explorations into nightmare land and how to stage
      > the nightmare in a way that remained real enough to the audience. To my
      > feeling keeping the nightmare real, pithy, possible was the only way to keep
      > the audience engaged and horrified. It needs to relate to their life, not
      > disappear into some stylized kind of grotesquery.
      > Expectations - I expect grimness, darkness, bleakness, dripping taps,
      > 1984-esque apartment buildings, shadowy lanes, white faces. Immediately
      > bored, I start to wonder about how it might work if the bureacratic horror
      > were to descend on a breezy, sunny, leafy suburban setting. Something very
      > familiar and normal and safe feeling. If the setting is v bleak to begin
      > with the greater audience can't identify with him. If all that we know and
      > love and feel comfortable with were to twist against us like a boa we never
      > knew was there, that we find has us in it's vice grip before it's too late
      > to jump...now that would be truly horrifying. If it couldn't happen to me,
      > it's not that scary really.
      > Be very interested to hear more about the project - and of course to keep in
      > touch re. your musical needs.
      > Cheers,
      > Monique
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      > Monique diMattina
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      > On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 12:57 PM, estrataproductions <
      > estrataproductions@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Hello,
      > > My name is Shaun Garea and I am a director based in New Zealand, now I am
      > > currently in development for a feature film based on the novel 'The Trial',
      > > below is a press release:
      > > http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0907/S00062.htm
      > >
      > > Now I would first like to hear (if anyone is interested) thoughts on Kafka
      > > on film, why previous versions havent or have worked for them and what
      > > expectations you have when hearing about 'the trial' in a theatrical
      > > context.
      > > Thanks
      > >
      > >
      > >
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