This portrait of the French film theorist and avant-garde director Jean Epstein (1897-1953) concentrates on the period when he filmed in Brittany, the spot where he became inspired by the sea. Using rare archive footage, Jean Epstein, Young Oceans of Cinema also looks at Epstein’s views on the specificity of the film medium.


Filmmaker
James June Schneider
Country
France
Year
2011
Medium
HDcam
Length
68’
Language
French
Producer
Nicolas Anthomé
Production Company
Bathysphere Productions
Sales
Bathysphere Productions
Writer
James Schneider
Cinematography
Benjamin Echazarreta, James Schneider
Editor
James Schneider, Mathias Bouffier
Sound Design
Nicolas Leborgne, Florent Klockenbrig
Website
http://www.bathysphere.fr