George Bassler's Perpetual Motion Machine

By

Berny Hi

Duration

3 MIN

Language

English

Subtitles

French

Country

Canada

Year

2014

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Synopsis

Following his family's untimely demise, prairie homesteader George Bassler bizarrely spends 1945 craft- ing a Perpetual Motion machine uncannily echoing similarly named inventor Johann Bessler's 1712 invention, the Perpetuum Mobile.

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Direction

Berny Hi

Filmmaker, performer, and visual artist Berny Hi is endlessly fascinated by nature and aspects of the human experience: beauty, sensation, and our unique perception of time and space.

Original Title

George Bassler's Perpetual Motion Machine

French Title

La machine de mouvement perpétuel de George Bassler