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Uniform Title Chelovek c kino-apparatom
Title Man with a movie camera
Published [Ukraine?] : Vufku, 1929
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) : black and white
Summary A playful documentary of a day in the life of the Soviet Union. Man With a Movie Camera is an extraordinary piece of filmmaking. An exuberant montage of urban Russia, it represents the people of the city at work and at play, and the machines that keep the city going with energetic lyricism. A member of the Soviet avant-garde, Vertov used a variety of pioneering cinematic techniques to document the full spectrum of 1929 Soviet life - dissolves, split screen, slow motion and freeze frames - and produced a radical experiment that is exhilarating and intellectually brilliant. This release is features a new soundtrack composed by the renowned Michael Nyman , and performed by the Michael Nyman Band. Special Features: Three Songs about Lenin: a 1930s propoganda film by DzigaVertov, Original Theatrical Posters, Michael Nyman Score, Audio commentary by experimental filmmaker, Associate Professor (emeritus) Arthur Cantrill, co-editor of Cantrills Filmnotes.
Credits Writer and director, D. Vertov ; cameraman, M. Kaufman
Notes Silent film with musical accompaniment. English subtitles
Subject USSR -- Social life and customs -- 1917-
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Experimental films.
Form Streaming video
Author Vertov, Dziga, 1896-1954. writer
Kaufman, Mikhail Abramovich, 1897-1980. cameraman
Vertova-Svilova, E. I. (Elizaveta Ignat╩╣evna)
Artfilms-Digital (Firm), distributor