Melbourne Cinémathèque 2019 The Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI present

From Saturday to Sunday

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Prior to the notoriety of 1933’s Ecstasy, Gustav Machatý’s brilliant first talkie, scripted with leading avant-gardist Vítězslav Nezval, was among the first to employ sound in a manner contrapuntal, rather than subservient, to the image.

Featuring set design by Alexander Hammid.

Digital restoration.

Short film screening in this session


Prague in the Glow of Lights (1928)

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