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  1. Juan Javier's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

  2. bucharestaesthetics's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

  3. bagno's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    in memoria di vittorio cannaeate

  4. Graf von Zahl's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    Oh no! Constructivist movie!

  5. Gretastick's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    it made me think about how much time it took to make this back then and how little would it take now. and how everything is still the same.

  6. B o g d a n's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

  7. marinos@agxivatein.com's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    One of my favourite abstract films of all times. A must-see for visual music enthusiasts.

  8. msmichel's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    Very early abstract experimental film and the only film from director Viking Eggeling.

  9. EdieEmm's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    Conventional sensory divisions mask the underlying synesthesia that rules the word of our minds. Here, Eggeling conducts the beginnings of an experiment in the possibilities of cinema to dissolve those arbitrary impositions of rationality (dying, unfortunately, before it was done.) Philosophy via stop-motion. Impossible to rate.

  10. dAlton Anthony's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    these were important times for experimental film, but this feels very cold and classical to me. I prefer the warmth of Man Ray and the French school....but I respect this nonetheless.

  11. Kamran's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    So progressive and rhythmic. 80/100 - Great.

  12. Max Seqgar's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    Similar Richter etchings would grace the covers of Dada poetry booklets. It's wonderful watching them in motion.

  13. JaredMercer's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    Fun to watch for a minute and get an idea of old film techniques.

  14. A-H-H-H's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    Obviously, astonishing for 1924. Diagonale needs the scratches and dust.

  15. dr0nestar's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    awesome! reminds me of frederick sommers musical drawings

  16. Marco Bevilacqua's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    A short experimental film, but more a practice of art expression and an interesting way to enhance the composition line/shape. It feels like a scientific study of human perception.

  17. ludovico's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    music experience, without sound. You only have to imagine.

  18. aaa88's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

  19. Stefan Drees's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    It's always an interesting experience to watch this film from the musical point of view: Eggeling tries to build motfis and an equivalent to musical phrases by using different kind of shapes and movements. I highly appreciate the music to this film by Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth (it can be found on YouTube): It not only transforms these elements into sounds but also highlights the impression of Eggeling's film.

  20. HSBilly's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    there's a music silently playing in my mind while seeing this symphonie

  21. Balder Strååt's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    Is the synopsis supposed to repeat itself? ;p

  22. Brandon Nowalk's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    New to a-g but these kinds of shorts always feel like practice, playing with composition and balance and editing and light/dark but playing nonetheless.

  23. Vaxdockan's rating of the film Symphonie diagonale

    Om det vore möjligt skulle jag tatuera in hela diagonalsymfonin över min kropp.