Herz FRANK
Герц ФРАНК
Herz FRANK
USSR (Latvia), 1978, 10mn 
Black and white, Without Words, documentary
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Старше на 10 минут

 

 Dix minutes de vie

 Starshe na 10 minut

Other titles : Par desmit minutem vecaks
 
Directed by : Herz FRANK (Герц ФРАНК)
Writing credits : Herz FRANK (Герц ФРАНК)
Cinematography : Juris PODNIEKS (Юрис ПОДНИЕКС)
 

Plot synopsis
With only one shot and no cuts the director managed to retain the stretch of a boy’s emotional experience, quite short in time but of a great content. Attention here is focused on the face of a boy watching the puppet show which is hidden from our view, but one can judge it from the dramatic changes appearing in the child’s expression.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Советские «независимые»: миф или реальность?, Naum KLEIMAN, seance.ru, 2013
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France), 2012
- Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival : IDFA, Amsterdam (Netherlands), 2012
- Month of the documentary in France, Different cities (France), 2010
- Aye Aye Film Festival Nancy-Lorraine, Nancy (France), 2009
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1988

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