Skip to main content

The Primitive Version

France, 1973 (MIFF 1973)

Director: Paul Dopff

This animated film, a 'souvenir of the Thirties', tells the curious story of a struggle between a devil and an angel.

See also...

La Chute

Paul Doprf's animated film offers a brief reflection on the cinema. There is a mystery ... could the characters of the film be the spectators? ... More »

Stone

A French gentleman takes the Words literally. ... More »

LIVING TOGETHER

Karina redefined herself as ‘auteur' with this feature, which saw her write, direct and star, as well as sing on the soundtrack. ... MIFF has obtained the only surviving print - recently restored ... More »

THE MOUTH WIDE OPEN

The Mouth Wide Open received enthusiastic reviews when it was screened privately during last year's festival at Cannes. It is the third feature film from Maurice Pialat, following Naked Childhood ... More »

Animoses

A circus menagerie is used by this animated film to comment on the history of mankind. ... More »

Le Jeune Homme et la Mort

"There was a side to Nureyev that was bestial' frenetic, like a centaur or Rasputin, even though he controlled every step. He was extraordinarily handsome, with a remarkably photogenic face the ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director