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The Cameraman's Revenge

Russia, 1911 (MIFF 1994, Animation Focus - Starewicz)

Director: Wladyslaw Starewicz

Mrs Beetle is involved with a grasshopper artist while Mr Beetle is seeing a dragonfly cabaret performer in Starewicz's parody of human infidelities. An intricate insect drama of (f)lies, deceit and the just revenge of the cinematographer (Starewicz perhaps?).

"One of his earlier films, made whilst still in Russia, The Revenge of the Cameraman may well be Starewicz's masterpiece..."
- B. Ruby Rich

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