Dziga Vertov: Man with the Movie Camera

Dziga Vertov: Man with the Movie Camera


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~Mikhail Kaufman
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"I am an eye. A mechanical eye. I am the machine that reveals the world to you as only the machine can see it.”- Dziga Vertov ("Kino-Eye")

These words, written in 1923 (only a year after Robert Flaherty’s Nanook of the North was released) reflect the Soviet pioneer’s developing approach to cinema as an art form that shuns traditional or Western narrative in favor of images from real life. They lay the foundation for what would become the crux of Vertov’s revolutionary, anti-bourgeois aesthetic wherein the camera is an extension of the human eye, capturing “the chaos of visual phenomena filling the universe.” Over the next decade-and-a-half, Vertov would devote his life to the construction and organization of these raw images, his apotheosis being the landmark 1929 film The Man with the Movie Camera. In it, he comes closest to realizing his theory of ‘Kino-Eye,’ creating a new, more ambitious and more significant picture than what the eye initially perceives.

Now – thanks to the extraordinary restoration efforts of Lobster Films, Blackhawk Films® Collection, EYE Film Institute, Cinémathèque de Toulouse, and the Centre National de la Cinématographie – Flicker Alley is able to present the four films featured on Dziga Vertov: The Man with the Movie Camera and Other Newly-Restored Works in a brand-new, Blu-ray edition.

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Official Release Date  Jun 02, 2015
Starring  Mikhail Kaufman
Director  Dziga Vertov
Screen Format  Widescreen
Video Format  1.2:1
Language  Russian
Subtitles  English, French
Year  1929
Running Time  279 Minutes
Genre  Documentary
Version  US
PAX-Code PAX0006977956
Item Code  0617311679292

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