Jane Arden Season: Separation (1967)

Part of the Jane Arden Season

Director: Jack Bond
Certificate: BBFC 18
Format: Unknown

Scripted by and starring Jane Arden, Separation portrays the fragile complexity of its protagonist during a marital breakdown, through fragmented scenes, experimental, fragmented sequences. Set against the backdrop of 'swinging' 60s London and featuring many improvised scenes the film reflects the influences of modern innovators of its time such as Godard and Cassevetes. The soundtrack is by Procul Harum and light shows by artist Mark Boyle.

Other films in the Jane Arden Season:


Film: Jane Arden Season: The Other Side Of The Underneath (1972)

12 Dec 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Jane Arden's violent and powerful film is an exploration into the mind of a woman labelled schizophrenic, whilst challenging the taboos of society. It is the only British feature film of the 1970s with a solo female direction credit and features a powerful soundtrack led by cellist Sally Pullinger.


Film: Jane Arden Season: Vibration & Anti-Clock (1975 & 1979)

16 Dec 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Vibration is "an exercise in meditation utilising experimental film and video techniques" Geoff Brown & Robert Murphy “A complex and fascinating experimental exploration of time and identity. Anti-Clock is a film of authentic, startling originality. Filled with high tension and high intelligence, Anti-Clock is mysterious, disturbing, fascinating and exciting.” (Jack Kroll, Newsweek)