This clip is the Channel 4 version
‘A lone character inhabits a subterranean world. Stuck between worlds, she fails to move on….’
This film explores the nature of the puppet as both an inanimate object and animated character brought to life through human
movement. Scratch is an Arts Council England 2002 Capture commission and was the winner of the prestigious ’IMZ Best Screen Choreography’ Award in 2005. Scratch was broadcast on CH4 and screens internationally at film, dance film and arts festivals.
“Behind each one of the more than hundred films competing in this category, we had in mind all the time that thousands of artists were engaged in making every minute a remarkable moment. This film moved us all deeply like a chamber music piece composed of simple and subtle movements..”- IMZ Best Choreography on Screen, Jury citation.