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

producer/director

Fernand Leger

production company

Synchro Cine

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

33825

Subject categories

Experimental

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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