30 hand picked films. A new one every day
Ballad-type drama-documentary spoken in the Breton language and set in a Breton fishing community, telling of the impossible love between a fisherman and the lady of the manor.
Jean Epstein holds out his hand as if we'd never climbed the rocky crags above a dangerous sea. But he's correct, we've never walked above this sea, along Epstein's granular archipelago of Bretagne stories. He asks a (cont.)
Epstein's least inventive film, it has some devastating moments and a very intelligent use of sound motifs.
A European version of a Chaplin short film. Less action and comedy, but a great emphasis placed on cinematography with a slower pace. The double exposure towards the end was sublime.
This is good, but I still wish Piranesi did movies.
Such beauty stemming from such a simple tale. Subtitles are superfluous, all the action takes place in the images and the haunting song.