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Author: Su Friedrich; Outcast Films,; Amazon.com kydc LLC.
Publisher: [New York] : Outcast Films, Lexington, KY : Amazon.com kydc [2005]
Series: Films of Su Friedrich, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compelling account of the immutable, highly charged relationship between a father and daughter. As simple as ABC-- a young girl narrates twenty-six short stories which recount memories of a father she both fears and admires. He is more concerned with his career than his family, which affects his daughter greatly.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Experimental films
Feature films
Short films
National Film Registry
Named Person: Su Friedrich; Su Friedrich
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Su Friedrich; Outcast Films,; Amazon.com kydc LLC.
OCLC Number: 62468509
Language Note: In English with English, French, German or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Digitally re-mastered.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990.
Reviews and credits on container insert.
Bonus features: Cool hands, warm heart (a film made on New York City's streets about the daily private rituals of women) ; Scar tissue (a film with basically two images--women's legs in high heels and men's midsections); Su Friedrich filmography.
Credits: Script, camera, and editing, Su Friedrich.
Performer(s): Voiceover, Jessica Lynn.
Awards: Added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry in 2015.
Description: 1 videodisc (48 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: Sink or swim (48 min., 1990) --
Cool hands, warm heart (17 min, 1979) / by Su Friedrich --
Scar tissue (6 mins., 1979).
Series Title: Films of Su Friedrich, v. 3.
Other Titles: Cool hand, warm heart (Motion picture)
Scar tissue (Motion picture)
Responsibility: by Su Friedrich.

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A compelling account of the immutable, highly charged relationship between a father and daughter. As simple as ABC-- a young girl narrates twenty-six short stories which recount memories of a father she both fears and admires. He is more concerned with his career than his family, which affects his daughter greatly.

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The Films of Su Friedrich Volume III: Sink or Swim

(EMRO user published 2006-07-14 ) Very Good Permalink
Outcast Films is distributing a 5-DVD collection of 13 of Su Friedrich’s 16 films to date. Her most recent work is also available separately on DVD. This very ambitious compilation should serve as an example for future undertakings to preserve experimental and independent film/video. If the material...
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