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66 scener fra Amerika (1982)

As a visual narrative 66 scener fra America is reminiscent of a pile of postcards from a journey, which indeed is what the film is. It consists of a series of lengthy shots of a tableau ... See full summary »

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Jørgen Leth

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Ole John
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Kim Larsen Kim Larsen ... Himself (uncredited)
Andy Warhol ... Himself (uncredited)
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As a visual narrative 66 scener fra America is reminiscent of a pile of postcards from a journey, which indeed is what the film is. It consists of a series of lengthy shots of a tableau nature, each appearing to be a more or less random cross section of American reality, but which in total invoke a highly emblematic picture of the USA. With the one travelling shot (through a car windscreen) and one pan (across a landscape) the tableau principle is only breached on two occasions; exceptions that prove the rule, so to speak. The images or postcards may be viewed as a number of interlaced chains of motifs, varying from ultra close up to super wide, include pictures of landscapes, highways and advertising hoardings, buildings seen from without, mostly with a fluttering Stars and Stripes somewhere in the shot, objects such as coins on a counter, refrigerator with a number of typical food products, a plate of food at a diner or a bottle of Wild Turkey, and finally, people who introduce ... Written by Anonymous

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Denmark

Release Date:

27 March 1982 (Denmark) See more »

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Statens Filmcentral See more »
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Andy Warhol: My name is Andy Warhol, and I've just finished eating a hamburger.
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