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Ritual in Transfigured Time (1946)

Not Rated | | Short | 22 October 1946 (USA)
An experiment with editing techniques that distort space and time in order to further contextualize an image.

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Maya Deren
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rita Christiani Rita Christiani
Maya Deren
Anaïs Nin Anaïs Nin ... Haughty Woman
Frank Westbrook Frank Westbrook ... Dancer
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An experiment with editing techniques that distort space and time in order to further contextualize an image.

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Release Date:

22 October 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rituálé a megváltozott időben See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Surreal Narrative with Dance Choreography
16 November 2003 | by jazzestSee all my reviews

Ritual in Transfigured Time may be the piece in which Maya Deren puts all her interests and achievements: a surrealistic narrative and dance choreographies. It is beautiful and powerful, but may have too many elements to be coherent and to possess her earlier works' strength.


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