7 Films by Suzan Pitt
Directed by Suzan Pitt • 1995 • United States
Entirely hand-painted, JOY STREET is the ambitious, astonishing story of a woman’s journey from suicidal despair to personal renewal with the help of an unlikely spirit guide. Using a Fulbright scholar award, Pitt traveled to remote rainforest regions of Mexico and Guatemala to create paintings of the nearly extinct patches of remaining virgin forest, which were later animated for the film. The music was composed by Roy Nathanson and the Jazz Passengers, with the title song recorded by Debbie Harry.
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Directed by Suzan Pitt • 2006 • United States
This visual animated poem travels between desperation and dark comedy. EL DOCTOR takes place in a crumbling Mexican hospital at the turn of the century. Inhabited by surreal characters—including a man shot with one hundred holes, a girl who has sprou...
Directed by Suzan Pitt • 2011 • United States
Surrealistic and strange, cast in grainy 16 mm images, VISITATION allows an imaginary glimpse into the aura of “an outer-world night.” The visions in the film are summoned from the filmmaker’s imagining of a mythical eternity that is beautiful but fr...
Directed by Suzan Pitt • 2013 • United States
“PINBALL is an experimental animated film of moving abstract paintings which I painted and animated during the past year with a digital camera. The film visualizes my interpretation of George Antheil’s 1952 revision of ‘Ballet Mecanique’ using trigge...