‘Man with the Movie Camera’ – Dziga Vertov

Dziga Vertov

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Man with the Movie Camera

Attention viewers:

Without the help of Intertitles

Without the help of a story

Without the help of theatre

This experimental work aims at creating a truly international language

Author-supervisor experimenter
Dziga Vertov

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.

Author-supervisor of the experiment Dziga Vertov, Chief cameraman Mikhail Kaufman, Assistant editor Elizaveta Svilova

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