Thursday, September 07, 2006

David Lynch: Lumiere et compagnie

Lumiere et compagnie
David Lynch: Lumiere et compagnie 55 seconds short filmed with an original Lumiere camera.

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumiere Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of 1895.

There were three rules:
(1) The film could be no longer than 52 seconds,
(2) no synchronized sound was permitted, and
(3) no more than three takes.

Remember while watching that all the effects are in-camera and there is no cutting for scenes.

For more details and the complete list of the other directors in Lumiere et compagnie project visit the IMDB page.

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