From the opening credits: "An experimental film (...) made without camera, by drawing directly upon 35 mm film with an ordinary pen and ink." Various abstract shapes interact and transform into one another.
Perhaps the only film whose content is totally based on the musical form known as canon. The first sequence is a simple demonstration of the canon "Frere Jacques" where four cubes dance and... See full summary »
This early short from Norman McLaren basically has a bunch of dots appearing on the screen and moving around to the music score.
I went on a binge of McLaren shorts and this was the last one that I watched and it was also one of the least interesting. There's really nothing ground-breaking here, which is okay but at the same time there's really nothing that entertaining either. I'd argue that the best thing about the movie were the sound effects, which were quite catchy and certainly memorable.
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