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6 Ratings

La proie du vent

Directed by René Clair
France, 1927


Aviator Pierre Vignal crashes with his plane. He is rescued by countesse Elisabeth who lives with her sister’s husband. He falls in love with her. But, one night, he meets Hélène, her sister, who tells him her husband and her sister keep her captive in the castle…

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La proie du vent Directed by René Clair

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  • francisca bacon's rating of the film La proie du vent

    A ho-hum narrative jazzed up by 1) A seamless awake dream noting that albeit a conventional two-dimension picture, film needn't build the depth illusion by way of perspective but moves at will in the exterior, tampers with inner space, making the two coplanar and chosing to invent a visual diacritics alphabet to differentiate them. 2) The climactic power of velocity, residual Futurist trope evoked in the risks taken

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