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Chelovek s kino-apparatom

Dziga Vertov Soviet Union, 1929

Huey McEvoy's rating of the film Man With a Movie Camera

What's referred to now as a "gamechanger". What the camera shows (and how the editing presents it), seems so fresh that it's incredible to think this was the first time many of these techniques were used. But more than a film school boxticker, it's a very moving, witty and successful account of A Day In The Life of the ordinary and the extraordinary. (The version scored by Cinematic Orchestra is highly recommended).