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Anthology of surreal cinema. / Volume one

Author: René ClairFrancis PicabiaJean BörlinErik SatieMarcel DuchampAll authors
Publisher: [France] : Cinematheque Francais, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : No Linguistic ContentView all editions and formats
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Entr'acte: "After a man is killed, his coffin takes on a life of it's own. After a long surrealistic chase, he climbs out of his coffin and makes everyone that was chasing his coffin disappear!"--Container.

La coquille et le clergyman: "Obsessed with a general's wife, a clergyman has strange visions of death and lust, while struggling against his own eroticism"--Container.

Ballet mécanique: "An experimental film short from Cubist painter Fernand Léger containing a montage of images and rhythms that create a hallucinatory effect"--Container.

Anemic cinema: "An abstract and maybe nihilistic film short containing spiral forms merging into a rotating disc that's labeled with different messages"--Container.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Silent films
Short films
Experimental films
Dadaist films
Surrealist films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: René Clair; Francis Picabia; Jean Börlin; Erik Satie; Marcel Duchamp; Man Ray; Germaine Dulac; Antonin Artaud; Alex Allin; Génica Athanasiou; Lucien Bataille; Fernand Léger; Dudley Murphy; Kiki; Cinémathèque française.
OCLC Number: 60034821
Language Note: English/French title.
Notes: Silent films originally released from 1924 through 1928.
Credits: Entŕacte (1924): directed by Rene Clair ; written by Francie Picabia.
La coquille et le clergyman (1928): directed by Germain Dulac ; Written by Antonin Artaud
Ballet mécanique (1924): directed and written by Fernand Léger.
Anemic cinema (1926): directed by Marchel Duchamp
Cast: Entr'acte: Jean Börlin, Eric Satie, Francis Picabia, Marcel Dutchamp, Man Ray.
La coquille et le clergyman: Alex Allin, Genica Athanasiou, Lucien Bataille.
Ballet mécanique: Kiki Montparnasse.
Target Audience: Unrated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 64 min.) : sil, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; all zones.
Contents: Entr'acte --
La coquille et le clergyman = (Seashell and the clergyman) --
Ballet mécanique --
Anemic cinema.
Responsibility: Risqué Cinema presents.

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Entr'acte: "After a man is killed, his coffin takes on a life of it's own. After a long surrealistic chase, he climbs out of his coffin and makes everyone that was chasing his coffin disappear!"--Container.

La coquille et le clergyman: "Obsessed with a general's wife, a clergyman has strange visions of death and lust, while struggling against his own eroticism"--Container.

Ballet mécanique: "An experimental film short from Cubist painter Fernand Léger containing a montage of images and rhythms that create a hallucinatory effect"--Container.

Anemic cinema: "An abstract and maybe nihilistic film short containing spiral forms merging into a rotating disc that's labeled with different messages"--Container.

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