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Iyulskiy dozhd

Marlen Khutsiyev Soviet Union, 1966

José Neves's rating of the film July Rain

And in the beginning was the Word: a long sequence of long travelings across Moscow streets following the lead actress and the people there, with the sound in a wide wor(l)d zapping. Then, people in the rain, in groups ,exposed before the camera as in a proscenium and the improvisation of relations and looks. The whole film is a calligraphic look at what is shooting: actors, scenes, people, places, movements, looks.