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Venom and Eternity

Venom and Eternity

cast: Jean Cocteau, Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcel Achard

year: 1951

colour: no


director: Isidore Isou

runtime: 120

Rejecting film conventions by 'chiselling' away at them, Isou introduced several new concepts, including discrepancy cinema where the soundtrack has nothing to do with the visual track. Traité de Bave et d'Éternité (Venom & Eternity) was described by Stan Brakhage as the "portal through which every film artist is going to have to pass."


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