Sun Stop! is the result of a collaboration over three years between the avant-garde filmmaker Ferry Radax and the avant-garde poet Konrad Bayer. It has long been considered as a classic of Austrian experimental filmmaking.
The plot, which becomes submerged in the process of montage, runs, according to Radax, something like this: "The story of a dandy who first of all shoots down the sun out of boredom and then, just as the world changes momentarily, the moon as well. At the same time he leads a secret, poetic double life as an initerant sailor."
"Ich bin so groß und Du bist so klein". Allmachtsphantasien in Ferry Radax´s SONNE HALT!, von Juliane Vogel, In: Psyche im Kino. Sigmund Freud und der Film, Thomas Ballhausen/Günter Krenn/Lydia Marinelli, verlag filmarchiv austria, 2006 (Article)
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