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  1. Mal du siècle's rating of the film The Mad Masters

  2. matelot's rating of the film The Mad Masters

  3. Henri de Corinth's rating of the film The Mad Masters

    I can't decide if I actually like this or not.

  4. SiIencio's rating of the film The Mad Masters

    Live document of a foregone era, precious witness of an extraordinary ritual, to the regular bystander this is nothing more than a cacophonic account of a bizarre cult, one that is so detached from what we can possibly comprehend that every effort we make is certainly in vain. The pace of the film, the speed of the words, the fragmented editing, a cocktail for confusion.

  5. jajabornixa's rating of the film The Mad Masters

  6. En Sangers Bøn's rating of the film The Mad Masters

    Probably Jean Rouch's most well known ethnographic film. The camera is used as an empirical tool to film a ritual possession and its theatrical interactive frame. This is not a work of art. The document is well detailed and descriptive but there is not much to say. Similar work but sligthly more inspiring and more elaborated can be found in Maya Deren's Divine Horesemen.

  7. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film The Mad Masters

    ..2016 à voir absolument pour L'AFRIQUE ! youtube

  8. kartina obskura's rating of the film The Mad Masters

    i don´t know how to rate this

  9. Smaro Papaevangelou's rating of the film The Mad Masters

    “Wide, wild eyes slice the darkness like beacons; foaming saliva covers black chins like scraggly white goatees; bellows, grunts, and groans shatter the silence of night”

  10. Ronja's rating of the film The Mad Masters

    the narrator was a bit irritating at times but still this is amazing, scary and fascinating, i've never seen anything like this before

  11. RoRoRoro's rating of the film The Mad Masters

  12. Marc St-Cyr (Death cinéphilia)'s rating of the film The Mad Masters

  13. Samuel Andrade's rating of the film The Mad Masters

    ★★★★ a possessed resistance.

  14. guillaume.collin87@gmail.com's rating of the film The Mad Masters

    It's the discovery of a society that probably doesn't exist today. Seeing that film, and many other auteurs-documentaries made half a century ago is the proof of the power of cinema because films like that are immortal. It's really powerful to go inside a culture like that and discover the intense ceremonies that are part of a cult influenced by the colonial oppression but still is able to survive with rituals.