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The Man With a Movie Camera

  • Release Date: Sep 16, 1929
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 9 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Dziga Vertov


Soviet director Dziga Vertov's experimental film grew out of his belief, shared by his editor, Elizaveta Svilova (who was also his wife), and his cinematographer, Mikhail Kaufman (also his brother), that the true goal of cinema should be to present life as it is lived. To that end, the filmmakers offer a day-in-the-life portrait of a city from dawn until dusk, though they actually shot their footage in several cities, including Moscow, Kiev...more


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