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Film Is a Girl & a Gun (2009)
"Film ist a Girl & a Gun" (original title)

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Fragments of several (mostly) silent films are shown. They're guided by quotes from, among others, Plato and Sappho and a soundtrack.

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Guided by quotes from, among others, Plato and Sappho and a soundtrack, fragments of a great number of (mostly) silent films are shown. These fragments range from the 1890's to the 1940's. There are fragments of soldiers posing with bombs, people swimming, nature, girls with guns, people having sex, two colleagues discussing marriage and much more. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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sketches | death | volcano | erotism


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4 December 2009 (USA)  »

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(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente) | | (director's cut)

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1.33 : 1
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Telling a story with pictures
29 March 2010 | by (Maastricht, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

The whole concept of cinema is to tell stories with pictures. This film holds on to that thought and takes pictures and clippings from many different (old) movies and connects them together with mixed types of music and tricks of light.

This kind of setting can work out - if there's enough variation to keep it interesting. To me that is where this film fails - it takes only a very short time before the initial pace wears out and the scenes and clippings start to stretch longer than they should be. The ending result is downright boring.

The actual story told isn't that bad and the clipping used match that story pretty well, but that in itself isn't enough.

4 out of 10 clips and scenes


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