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Animus

USA, 1982 (MIFF 1984)

Director: Gary Schwartz

Schwartz restored ancient cameras and invented modern settings to breathe new life into Edison's classic clip of Fred Ott sneezing and Muybridge's pioneering stills of athletic movement.

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