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Film Release

August 3rd, 2009 6 comments

The world premier of Sausagewithonions’ latest film, A Day in the Life of a Housefly, will take place at 8:30 tonight in the second-floor cafeteria. There will be no charge to attend the premier.

I was honored with an advance screening so I could write the following review.

This epic film opens with a housefly pupae, which Sausagewithonions placed under an upturned glass jar, transforming into an adult housefly.

To make her film, Sausagewithonions mounted a camera on a locked-down tripod and left it focused on the jar for the entire length of the film. For about 97 minutes, the fly buzzes around the jar, trying unsuccessfully to find a way out.

Sausagewithonions then lifts the jar and the fly momentarily gains its freedom. Within an instant of the fly escaping the confines of the jar—before it leaves the camera’s field of vision, Sausagewithonions swats the fly dead with a flyswatter.

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