Director: J. Mitry, A. Valio
A fair should be a source of relaxation, of joy. Yet it is full of horrors and brutality, perhaps translating the hidden instincts of aggression and brutality lurking in all of us.
This is not a documentary film about the industrial age &ndash: it is a pure treatment of the "song of the machines," giving them a visual form &ndash: a ballet of mechanical shapes. ... More »
The syncopated rhythm of a drum accompanies the rhythmic repetition of the word "Tek". ... More »
A young boy of 13 is waiting to meet a girl, slightly older than he is, in the Bois de Boulogne. She is already two hours late, but his fantasies about her keep him occupied. At last, she arrives ... More »
A graphic ballet executed by ball-points. ... More »
The household utensils manufactured by I.C.I. appear in a circus show. ... More »
Bottles and tumblers dance and reel to the music of Scottish tunes. ... More »