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All the World's Memories

Toute la Mémoire du Monde

Directed by Alain Resnais
France, 1957
Documentary, Short


With its long tracking shots through cavernous library hallways and its skeptical corresponding text, this film imagines the Bibliothèque Nationale as a forbiddingly inhuman landscape in which man attempts to imprison “knowledge” in an effort to counter the limits of his own memory.

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All the World's Memories Directed by Alain Resnais

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