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Image in the Snow

  • Runtime: 29 min.
  • Genres: Avant-garde / Experimental


Filmed in Brooklyn, Image in the Snow is an early underground "trance film" in which "a young man led by despair searches a city for salvation" (director Willard Maas' own description). He takes the Myrtle Ave. el and finds his "ideal parents" represented as carved stone figures on a tomb in the old part of Mt. Olivet Cemetary. Although not as highly regarded as Willard Maas or as ostentatious as Willard Maas in its own time, Image in the Snow has become the most frequently revived of Willard Maas...more