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In Poetic Style

The opening sequence gives a lyrical impression of the Camargue country at the mouth of the Rhone. The camera observation, the cutting, and music fuse into a nature poem as notable as Farrebique. As the film develops, its main purpose of discussing the need for irrigation becomes clear. ... Read more
The Dutch landscape, houses, and people shown as reflections in water, with images inverted to give a flowing picture of city and countryside. Every object is distorted into a weird, often abstract, sometimes bizarre, and always graceful shape. ... Read more
A satire on the pursuit of physical culture on the Santa Monica Beach. The special distinction of the film lies in its imaginative use of the sound track. ... Read more
Combines a series of impressions of the Thames from the mouth up to Kingston with a straightforward view of the daily routine of the Port. In the factual passages part of the commentary is spoken by a dockmaster and a docker; for the rest, the commentary takes the form of a poeticized prose. ... Read more
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