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Eric Rucker's rating of the film Lumière and Company

Great idea, colossally disappointing results. Annoying framing film. Putting sound over the starts and ends of a lot of the short films. Too many male directors of little vision, not enough women. Not enough directors from outside of Europe. Fatuous pseudo-theory questions—"Is film mortal?"—when we could have heard interesting discussion about so many things from the directors. Lovely photographs interspersed.