When Cyber Eyes Are Prying

When Cyber Eyes Are Prying

2 Episodes

They’re watching you . . . Two unsettling portraits of lonely female security guards take on intriguing erotic dimensions in this provocative pairing. Marnie Ellen Hertzler’s DIRT DAUGHTER is a bracingly oddball tale of algorithmically generated desire, data harvesting, and farmer fetishism in which a woman’s love life gets an unexpected assist from prying AI eyes. Its gonzo surrealism gives way to the chilling unease that permeates Andrea Arnold’s Dogme 95-influenced debut feature, RED ROAD, a paranoia-inducing exploration of voyeuristic obsession set in an infamous Glasgow housing complex.

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When Cyber Eyes Are Prying
  • Dirt Daughter

    Episode 1

    Directed by Marnie Ellen Hertzler • 2019 • United States
    Starring Isobel Arnberg, Eric Brown

    A lonely security guard—tasked with overseeing a building that houses the infrastructure of the internet—finds herself drawn into a digital dating vortex in this sinister, surrealist tale of love in the ...

  • Red Road

    Episode 2

    Directed by Andrea Arnold • 2006 • United Kingdom
    Starring Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston

    Andrea Arnold’s provocative feature debut is a haunting exploration of voyeuristic obsession. Set amid the notorious, now-demolished Glasgow housing complex that gives the film its title, RED ROA...