Director: John Smith
A humorous treatment depicting the director’s wish for total control over the world in front of his lens.
GIRL CHEWING GUM was filmed on an East London street in 1976. John Smith’s idea was to expose the illusion of cinema, making us aware that we are looking at something that is completely contrived - an ambition in total opposition to that of mainstream Hollywood Cinema. Since 1972 he has made over thirty film, video and installation works.