France | 1924 | b&w | 22 mins | dir. René Clair, with Jean Börlin, Inge Frïss, Francis Picabia | cert. U | silent
Paris qui dort
France | 1924 | b&w | 35 mins | dir. René Clair, with Henri Rollan, Charles Martinelli, Louis Pré Fils | cert. U | silent
Possibly the only purely ‘Dadaist’ film in history, René Clair’s 1924 Entr’acte features Francis Picabia, Man Ray, and Marcel Duchamp, with a score composed by Erik Satie. It will be followed by the screening of Paris qui dort, René Clair’s 1925 surreal science-fiction comedy.
As part of View: A Festival of Art History
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