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The Kinematograph (2009)

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A 19th-century inventor is close to perfecting motion pictures but doesn't want to reveal his invention to the public until he can show films with sound and color.

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A 19th-century inventor is close to perfecting motion pictures but doesn't want to reveal his invention to the public until he can show films with sound and color.

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12 September 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a beautiful homage to the cinema beginning. warm, delicate, romantic, almost seductive. high level technical value, it has delicate charm and presents a touching story. all is perfect, at its right place. but something missing. a small detail, a realistic piece, a precise target. because its team ambition seems be to do all. the passion for cinema transforms the family tragedy in a small part of it. the message is too sweet and the sentimental significance too obvious. and the two stories, mixed with precision transforms the old man effort in reflection of animation makers. because the ambition to create a high work is based on the sacrifice of the most important part of story. and the price - a kind of confusion, a melancholic silky air.interesting, maybe useful. but not exactly enough.


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