Ballet mecanique (TEFC)

France, 1924

Film
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The French cubist painter Fernand Leger collaborated with American photographer Dudley Murphy to produce a dynamic view of modern life in the 1920’s. Using a series of rapidly intercut contrasting images, the film reduces humans to mechanical objects, creating rhythms and patterns of expressive force.

Credits

production company

Synchro Cine

producer/director

Fernand Leger

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1924

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016483

Language

English

Subject categories

Experimental

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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