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Imitation of the Angel

La imitación del ángel

Directed by Adolfo Arrieta
Spain, 1966
Avant-Garde, Short


Making use of a high-contrast b&w, evoking the spirit of amateur cinema, and punctuated with fleeting, abrupt movement, the film sets up an unexpected counterpoint between an everyday world given over to idleness, and a hallucinatory other-world, complicit in crime and conspiracy.

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Imitation of the Angel Directed by Adolfo Arrieta

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