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Le Cauchemar de Méliès

Pierre Étaix France, 1988

El Biffo's rating of the film The Nightmare of Méliès

Disappointing throwaway by Etaix, whose feature films are really something special. It only deserves 2 stars, but I am giving an extra for the score by Stephane Grappelli. The only other good thing about these 4 minutes are the clips from KING KONG, 1933, which is a wonderful, fabulous work of cinema that never grows old. (They still show it in cinemas, which is how it should be seen.)