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Different, but fine
4 December 2015 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

This is "Opus 2", the second from the series of Walter Ruttmann's Opus short films. It runs for 4 minutes and does not feature the colorful shapes from the first, but instead the animation is slightly better in terms of shapes and movements. I thought this one starts slowly, but becomes an acceptable watch around the 1-minute mark. Still, it is not on a level that I would recommend it, but there is also worse stuff out there, especially from around that era. Nonetheless, it was still a long way to go for animation, especially in Germany which still has not really been outstanding ever unfortunately and always far far behind the American efforts. I cannot recommend "Opus II".


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