Call number: DVD-4238

Dziga Vertov. L'Homme à la Caméra et Autres Chefs-D'Oeuvre

On 1 Blu-Ray disc and 3 DVDs

This is DVD 1, containing:

Chelovek s kinoapparatom [The Man with the Movie Camera]

VUFKU, Kiev, 1928; released, Kiev, 8 January 1929; Moscow, 9 April 1929
Initial credits read:
Zapis´ na plenke v 6-i rolikakh [Film recording in 6 reels]
Proizvodstvo VUFKU 1929 goda [Produced at VUFKU, 1929]
(Otryvok iz dnevnika kino-operatora) [(An Extract form the Diary of a Camera-Operator)]
Vnimaniiu zritelei: [To the attention of viewers:]
Nastoiashchii fil´m predstavliaet soboi opyt kino-peredachi vidimykh iavlenii [The present film is an experiment in the cinematic transmission of visible phenomena]
Bez pomoshchi nadpisei (fil´m bez nadpisei) [Without the Help of Intertitles (A Film Without Intertitles)]
Bez pomoshchi stsenariia (fil´m bez stsenariia) [Without the Help of a Script (A Film Without a Script)]
Bez pomoshchi teatra (fil´m bez akterov, dekoratsii i t.d.) [Without the Help of the Theatre (A Film Without Actors, Sets etc.)]
Eta eksperimental´naia rabota napravlena k sozdaniiu podlinnogo mezhdunarodnogo absoliutnogo iazyka kino na osnove ego polnogo otdeleniia ot iazyka teatra i literatury [This experimental work is directed towards the creation of an authentic international absolute language of cinema on the basis of its complete separation from the language of theatre and literature.]
Avtor-rukovoditel´ eksperimenta [Author and leader of the experiment]: Dziga Vertov
Glavnyi operator [Chief cameraman]: Mikhail Kaufman
Assistent po montazhu [Montage assistant]: Elizaveta Svilova
No dialogue
Music for this edition: The Alloy Orchestra

65 minutes
No titles, restored

Region code All
Aspect ratio 16:9
Languages Menu languages: French and English
Features The Man with the Movie Camera restored by Lobster Films, spring 2014, from the copy in the EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam, a copy which Vertov himself took to Holland in 1931
Source Lobster

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