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Filmstudie (1926)

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Entertaining Dadaist experimental short, similar to Man Ray's work, full of shifting geometric shapes, stock footage of seagulls, flying eyeballs, and glaring floating heads.

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Entertaining Dadaist experimental short, similar to Man Ray's work, full of shifting geometric shapes, stock footage of seagulls, flying eyeballs, and glaring floating heads.

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Study film.
7 May 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

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.

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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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