Bill Morrison's Short Films • 22m
Directed by Bill Morrison • Drama • 2000 • 23 minutes
Ghost Trip is a rare example of live-action fictional filmmaking from Morrison. This supernatural road-movie follows an unidentified driver (played by singer-songwriter Slink Moss) as he moves through highways, railways, abandoned homesteads and empty beaches, casinos, cemeteries and scrublands seeking spiritual guidance on the way from African-American singers, preachers and musicians. Composer Michael Montes’ soundscape carries the film with its psycho-industrial churning that combined with film’s imagery reflects the filmmakers interest in different realms of reality.
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Directed by Bill Morrison • Documentary • 2004 • 8 minutes
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