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An Optical Poem
An Optical Poem
7.8
/10
435 Ratings

AN OPTICAL POEM

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Directed by Oskar Fischinger
United States, 1938
Avant-Garde, Animation, Short

Synopsis

An abstract piece of stop-motion history, featuring abstract forms and dancing geometric shapes that pop, sway and dart across the screen, all in time to Franz Liszt’s 2nd Hungarian Rhapsody. A paper-made experiment, designed to replicate what goes on in the human psyche while listening to music.

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Synopsis

An abstract piece of stop-motion history, featuring abstract forms and dancing geometric shapes that pop, sway and dart across the screen, all in time to Franz Liszt’s 2nd Hungarian Rhapsody. A paper-made experiment, designed to replicate what goes on in the human psyche while listening to music.

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