Window Water Baby Moving (1959)

This film is essentially an intense, personal, poetic and graphic film exploring the birth of Stan Brakhage’s first child. We witness his daughter being born without the sugarcoating or hiding the act. We see the birth in all of its glory.
It's Jane Brakhage's raw vulnerability and adamant individuality that we see on display.The human body is very complex, and the birthing process doesn't hide this fact. The images are intercut with shots of the window of the room.

The entire film focuses on the male perspective in the childbirth process, through it’s absence in the film. Attention is continually drawn to it through brief glimpses of fractions of the male anatomy while the attention is drawn to a portion of the female anatomy that is a result of both sexes.
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