What is pure cinema? Henri Chomette’s answer to this question adopts a minimalist and formalist style, juxtaposing objects and landscapes. This experimental short film from the silent era is a seminal investigation into the nature of cinema as a medium and as an art form.

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Filmmaker
Henri Chomette
Country
France
Year
1926
Medium
16mm
Length
5’
Language
silent
Producer
Henri Chomette
Sales
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