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SUR LE PASSAGE DE QUELQUES PERSONNES à TRAVERS UNE ASSEZ COURTE UNITé DE TEMPS

Guy Debord
FRA 1959
20min
V'07

This film, with its beautiful and accomplished palindrome title, is an collage beyond all illusions, about the destruction of European cities, and at the same time a criticism of capitalism, transferred into cinematography. Since to the co-founder of Situationism, film itself was the embodiment of capitalism, Debord argued for the iconoclastic opinion that a filmmaker mustn’t produce new pictures, which is why he used <![CDATA[<i>]]>found footage<![CDATA[</i>]]> in a systematic and nearly exclusive way.

Will be screened together with <filmlink id=\"2565\">L' Hypothèse du tableau volé</filmlink>.

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Dansk-Fransk Experimentalfilmskompagni
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