Keyword: single take

Russian Ark

Russian Ark (2002)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 12/12/2002
Told in one fluid shot, a tale which floats like a dreamlike journey through the spaces of the majestic Hermitage in St. Petersburg, engaging real and imagined characters from Russian and European history. The nameless protagonist, a 19th-century French diplomat, guides the audience through a lost, sumptuous dream--meant to be considered and experienced as the Enlightenment period. The film-staged...

Chantal Akerman, From Here (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 62 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
Renowned Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman sits down for an hour-long conversation about her entire body of work. Throughout, the camera holds steady from outside an open door. The long, unbroken shot, and the frame-within-a-frame pay homage to Akerman's own unmistakable style. As she candidly assesses her successes and failures, an image emerges of a filmmaker as assured and idiosyncratic as the...
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