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Nothing but Time

A Short film by Alberto Cavalcanti

Produced by Néo-Films

Production year : 1926

    Synopsis

     Rien que les heures is the first of the cinema’s "city symphonies", a non-fiction genre that seeks to capture the daily life of a city in all its dusk-to-dawn diversity. Cavalcanti’s film about Paris combines the fictional and the factual in a fascinating hybrid form, employing superimpositions, split screen, wipes, and an assortment of other effects, as well dramatized scenes. One of the major achievements in French avant-garde cinema and a still topical “document about the lack of work, about the lives in miserable places.” (Cavalcanti)

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Néo-Films

    French distribution :

    Etablissements Louis Aubert

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Les Films du Jeudi

    Full credits (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Pierre Braunberger

    Director of Photography :

    James E. Rogers

    Screenwriter :

    Alberto Cavalcanti

    Editor :

    Alberto Cavalcanti

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Experimental

    Production language :

    Silent

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Production year :

    1926

    Runtime :

    47 min

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Silent