Dziga Vertov's The Man with the Movie Camera
Dziga Vertov's The Man with the Movie Camera (1929).
Man with the Movie Camera:
A record in celluloid on 6 reels.
(An excerpt from the diary of a cameraman.)
This film presents an experiment in the cinematic communication of visible events.
Without the aid of intertitles.
(A film without intertitles.)
Without the aid of a scenario.
(A film without a scenario.)
Without the aid of theater.
(A film without sets, actors, etc.)
This experimental work aims at creating a truly international absolute language of cinema based on its total separation from the language of theater and literature.