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Kino-Eye

The Writings of Dziga Vertov

Dziga Vertov (Author), Kevin O'Brien (Translator), Annette Michelson (Introduction)

Not available in British Common; Available in Canada

Paperback, 408 pages
ISBN: 9780520056305
December 1985
$36.95, £30.95
Dziga Vertov was one of the greatest innovators of Soviet cinema. The radical complexity of his work—in both sound and silent forms—has given it a central place within contemporary theoretical inquiry. Vertov's writings, collected here, range from calculated manifestos setting forth his heroic vision of film's potential to dark ruminations on the inactivity forced upon him by the bureaucratization of the Soviet state.
Dziga Vertov's films include the Kino-Eye and Kino-Pravda series, Man with a Movie Camera, and Enthusiasm.

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