The film was made by colorful printing of footage combined with drawing directly on film. The bouncy music drives home the message heard at the end of the film, promoting the GPO (General ...
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A dance of shapes. A title card tells us this is an experiment in conveying the mental images of music in a visual form. Liszt's "Second Hungarian Rhapsody" is the music. The shapes, all ... See full summary »
This is an abstract film in which every motion is in strict synchronization with music, so the description must be read in terms of the overall impression it gives. Within a deep blue ... See full summary »
The film was made by colorful printing of footage combined with drawing directly on film. The bouncy music drives home the message heard at the end of the film, promoting the GPO (General Post Office): "The Post Office Savings Bank puts a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow for you. No deposit too small for the Post Office Savings Bank." Written by
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The 80-year-old "Rainbow Dance" is a 4-minute animated short film by filmmaker Len Lye from New Zealand. It is an earlier career effort from him and he was in his mid-30s when he made this little movie. It is very color, with radiant animation and a soundtrack that may get you in the mood to dance. I personally only did not manage to really enjoy it because it is an experimental movie and there was no real story in here. It is all about the atmosphere, a positive one in here, very positive. Several sports are referenced to by the characters we see. All in all, not a bad watch by any means, but also nothing really memorable. I hope Lye's other works leave a bigger impression on me. Not recommended.
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