Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Man With a Movie Camera (1929)

Wow. This was one bizarre movie. I know I couldn't actually recommend it to anyone, but it was strangely compelling. Truly an experimental film, without plots, actors, or dialogue. Just a long series of quick shots of various people... for an hour. Some of the shots seemed to tell a story, others only giving us a snippet of these people's lives. Although I couldn't say I enjoyed it in any real sense of the word, I found it a fascinating watch. One of the most unique movies I've seen thus far in my film class. 3 stars.