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The Machine of Eden

directed by Stan Brakhage
United States 1970
  • 14 min
69 Ratings


“The Machine (of Eden)” operates via “spots” – from sun’s disks (of the camera lens) thru emulsion grains (within which, each, a universe might be found) and snow’s flakes (echoing technical aberrations on film’s surface) blots (upon the lens itself) and the circles of sun and moon, etcetera; these