Alexis Krasilovsky
Alexis Krasilovsky


Commiseration Moon

(1976) | 6 minutes | 16mm Color Film

Written, produced, directed, shot and edited by Alexis Krasilovsky. Distributed by Canyon Cinema:


A cinépoem for women driven to the ground by love, Commiseration Moon stars the founder of Women & Film, Siew Hwa Beh, and poet Tom Cuson, former head of the Coffee Gallery poetry series in San Francisco.

A poem from the soundtrack, "The Wet Umbrella," was published in Filmnotes, Melbourne, Australia, Summer 1977.


Featuring: Siew Hwa Beh, Tom Cuson, Amy Gassner, and Jim Richardson
Production Manager: Peg Fritsch
Grip: Donald Druker
Sound: Alexis Krasilovsky, Bruce Olinder
Camera Wheel constructed by Rufus Friedman
Equipment courtesy Elfriede Fischninger, Lenny Levy, Jim Richardson, Michael Waller

Selected Screenings:
Theatre Vanguard, Los Angeles
Collective for Living Cinema, New York





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