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7.8
/10
140 Ratings

'Rameau's Nephew' by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen

Directed by Michael Snow
Canada, 1974
Avant-Garde

Synopsis

“For me, it is an authentic ‘talking picture,’ built from the true units of the syllable and the frame. All the possible image/sound relationships centering around people and speech generate the movie-audience relationships: a wide range of emotional possibilities…” – Michael Snow.

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'Rameau's Nephew' by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen Directed by Michael Snow

Critics reviews

Even more than “2001” and “Playtime,” “Rameau’s Nephew” is a perceptual vaudeville show. After making several films that explored the nature of camera movement, Mr. Snow — a musician, as well as a painter, sculptor, photographer and filmmaker — turned his attention to the relationship between sound and image, with results that are never less than provocative and often exceedingly droll.
December 04, 2014
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