A tilted figure, consisting largely of right angles at the beginning, grows by accretion, with the addition of short straight lines and curves which sprout from the existing design. The ... See full summary »
A spiral design spins dizzily. It's replaced by a spinning disk. These two continue in perfect alternation until the end: a spiral design, a disk. Each disk is labelled and can be read as ... See full summary »
A pulsing, kaleidoscope of images set to an energetic soundtrack. A young women swings in a garden; a woman's face smiles. The rest is spinning cylinders, pistons, gears and turbines, ... See full summary »
Black and white rectangular images fade in and out of the screen. Their movement make them sometimes look like they're panning from side to side. Their movement also make the black and ... See full summary »
After having enjoyed watching an Avant-Garde short film,I decided to search around for another similar title that I could view for a poll being held on IMDb's Classic Film board for the best titles of 1926,which led to me stumbling across a movie that sounded like a very interesting study in film.
Opening with a row of human faces,the faces fade away and are replaced by eye's which scatter across the screen.
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Keeping away from any use of on screen text,writer/director Hans Richter creates a deeply haunting atmosphere,thanks to Richter having still images (such as birds and human faces) be placed underneath the splashing of perfectly drawn eyes,squares and objects,as Richter reveals his study film.
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