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The Wave

Romania, 1967 (MIFF 1969, Programme 41)

Director: Sabin Balasa

The subject matter of the arts today is becoming increasingly concerned with the relationship between the creator and his creation. Through his work, the creator enters into a knowledge of life, of the endless cycle of birth and death, which in turn infuses the work and becomes crystallized there. The director, painter, animator of this little film seeks pictorially to incorporate time into space, and his incessant trans­formations of shapes and colours become visual allegories of the tension and balance between birth and death, creation and destruction, anxiety and dream.

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