Talent Showcase 2000
  • Scheme: LAFVA
  • People: Cordelia Swann
  • Duration: 13'

Perfidia Video

Film Information

  • Year of commission: 2000
  • Year of release: 2000
  • Shooting format: DV


  • Artist: Cordelia Swann
A slightly unhinged chronicle of a year, with flashbacks and film clips, in the life and imagination of a woman confined to her flat. Autobiographical and confessional from the director of the trilogy Out West, Desert Rose and Back East.

A contemporary fable, set in the streets, parks, edifices and firmaments of Paddington and West London, about the day to day life of a woman named Perfidia and her neighbours. Featuring jet trails, a canary, a student, an archbishop, Marlene Dietrich, and the London Fire Brigade.

Distribution: LUX

Narration: Suzanne Parke

Camera: Cordelia Swann
Additional Camera: Marek Budzynski/David Pearce
Sound Recording: Rick Balian/David Pearce
Producer/Edit: Cordelia Swann/Marek Budzynski

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