|Collaborators||Jane Thorburn (Director) and Carol Brown (Choreographer)|
|One line synopsis||One of a series of dance pieces created specially for television: an identity crisis in a lift.|
Lift mechanism. Woman waiting nervously for lift. Passengers pushing their destination buttons; getting out, getting in. Woman gets out. Two remaining passengers – bike messenger and young woman – embracing. Interrupted by woman and another passenger getting back in. Woman becomes anxious in the lift; other passengers crowd in. Woman struggles out into empty lift only to be joined by bike messenger. Young woman and others. She changes her clothes when lift is empty, interrupted by passenger who quickly get out again. Woman sees her, now dressed differently and wearing a wig. Woman looking at herself in lift mirror with identically dressed and identically behaving woman behind her. Messenger joins them. They struggle with him, stopping him from getting out. Passengers leaving lift. Woman collapses onto be-wigged woman. They embrace/struggle. Woman comes out of lift wearing the other woman’s clothes and wig. Credits.
|Production company||After Image|
|Running time||9 minutes|
Choreographer Carol Brown;
|Film segment||Lift - ACE379.2|
|Web address (URL)||https://player.bfi.org.uk/free|