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Venom and Eternity (1951)

Traité de bave et d'éternité (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 25 January 1952 (France)
In this experimental film, Isidore Isou, the leader of the lettrist movement, lashes out at conventional cinema and offers a revolutionary form of movie-making: through scratching and ... See full summary »

Director:

Isidore Isou (as Jean Isidore Isou)

Writer:

Isidore Isou
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Isidore Isou Isidore Isou ... Daniel
Jean-Louis Barrault ... Self
Blanchette Brunoy ... Elle-même
Blaise Cendrars Blaise Cendrars ... Self
Jean Cocteau ... Self
Danièle Delorme Danièle Delorme ... Self
Edouard Dermithe ... Self (as Edouard Dhermitte)
Daniel Gélin ... Self (as Daniel Gelin)
André Maurois André Maurois ... Self
Armand Salacrou Armand Salacrou ... Self (as A. Salacrou)
Rodica Valeanu Rodica Valeanu
Albert J. LeGros Albert J. LeGros ... Daniel (voice)
Bernard Blin Bernard Blin ... Narrator (voice)
Serge Serge ... (voice)
Colette Marchand ... (voice) (as Colette)
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In this experimental film, Isidore Isou, the leader of the lettrist movement, lashes out at conventional cinema and offers a revolutionary form of movie-making: through scratching and bleaching the film, through desynchronizing the soundtrack and the visual track, through deconstructing the story, he aims to renew the seventh art the same way he tried to revolutionize the literary world. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

25 January 1952 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Venom and Eternity See more »

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Films M.-G. Guillemin See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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