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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Henri de Corinth's rating of the film Anticipation of the Night

    16mm. I get that it's 'important' but there were too many moments where it felt 'over' and just started up again. The carnival footage was great though.

  2. Robert Orlowski's rating of the film Anticipation of the Night

    God when Brakhage is good, he is absolutely mind-blowing. The sleeping/dreaming sequences, child crawling in the grass, and the beginning of the carnival are absolutely ecstatic. With that being said there are moments in the montage where the juxtaposition, wanting transformation and play, just falls flat and almost feels like filler.

  3. Mario Tomchev's rating of the film Anticipation of the Night

  4. Mister No's rating of the film Anticipation of the Night

  5. Slow Immersion [Joe]'s rating of the film Anticipation of the Night

    1958!!! The transformation point of one of the greatest artists of any form, and one of the most important works ever created. Brakhage's emergence..

  6. Katerina's rating of the film Anticipation of the Night

  7. Sunrise's rating of the film Anticipation of the Night

    The dominance behind the movement of light and shadow over surface and air that stimulates environment and nature gives way to the violent ferocity of manufactured illumination and man-made energy that invigorates 'entertainment.' Night becomes less a desired time, than an instance in which man can momentarily feel a harnessed control over action and surroundings before logic of dreams infiltrates one's mental space.

  8. Gondo's rating of the film Anticipation of the Night

    When people say that you see your life flashing by in front of your inner eye before you die, I always imagine that those images would probably look like this.