The Basis of Make-Up IIIPhotography and beyond (Part 9)
Basic film and master tape of the feature film project "Second Nature - Die zweite Natur" and "Arthur Gordon Pym - Die letzten Geheimnisse der Republik" (AGP - The Last Secrets of the Republic).
The Basis of Make-Up (III) shows thirty-eight of Heinz Emigholz's notebooks and sketchbooks from 1996 to 2004: cinematic studies of marble inlays on the memorial slabs in the Johannes Cathedral in Valetta, Malta in 2004; of Skull Rock in Joshua Tree Desert in California, which gave the series its title; of Cerro Castellan in Big Bend National Park in Texas; of a rock shop in Quartzsite, Arizona that sells remnants from the glass factory in Henryetta as "gems from Mexico"; scenes from Bartlesville in Oklahoma; a tree covered with shoes on Highway 62 in California in 2002;
and, in Gabriele D'Annunzio's Villa Cargnacco in Gardone, Italy in 1997, the mask merchant's room, the reliquary room, the workshop, the globe room, the Apollinian veranda, the room of the Cheli, and the Zambracca.
Country: Germany 1996-2004.
Director, drawings, cinematographer, editor: Heinz Emigholz.
Cooperators: Ueli Etter, Helmut Herbst, May Rigler, Thomas Wilk. Sound Editing: Jochen Jezussek, Christian Obermaier
Mix: Matthias Schwab.
Format: 35 mm, 1:1.37, Color. Length: 26 minutes.