Reviews for Swandown
Few distributors would risk releasing a film of any consequence in the same week as a megalithic new Batman picture comes out, but for Swandown, the heroic pointlessness of the gesture feels entirely appropriate.
Last Autumn director Andrew Kötting and writer Ian Sinclair took a month-long river voyage to the olympic village on a swan-shaped pedalo called Edith.
Time Out London
British filmmaker Andrew Kötting started out by capturing his own performance art pieces on camera. You can sense those roots here, as he and writer Iain Sinclair journey from the Sussex coast to London in a swan-shaped pedalo that Kötting liberates...
From the kind of four-in-the-morning idea that could have been concocted by a bunch of addled students comes a quirky Jerome K. Jerome-ish insight into this strange land. Not for everyone, but still well worth exploring.