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 Western Port in Frankfurt am Main, 1916, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - © Les Poissons Volants

Western Port in Frankfurt am Main, 1916, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

A Short film by Clément Cogitore

Produced by Les Poissons Volants

Production year : 2016

    Synopsis

    A film from the Les Petits Secrets des grands tableaux collection - Season 3

    In the middle of World War I, when Europe was being torn apart, Ludwig Kirchner, one of the leading exponents of German expressionism, was convalescing in a sanitarium and painted Western Port in Frankfurt am Main (1916). His nightmare vision was a premonition of the collapse of the nation-state machine.

    Production and distribution (2)

    About

    Thanks to digital animation, the details of masterpieces of art history come to life to recount the spirit of the time and the upheavals of history: wars, revolutions, economic transformations, scientific discoveries, beliefs, and schools of thought.

    Photos

    Full credits (12)

    Production Manager :

    Sylvain David

    Screenwriters :

    Yves Nilly, Élisabeth Couturier

    Sound Recordist :

    Stéphane Larrat

    Editor :

    Erwann Chabot

    Music Composer :

    Sébastien Gaxie

    Grader :

    François Lavignotte

    Executive Producer :

    Sophie Goupil

    Voice :

    Clémentine Célarié

    Production manager :

    Saskia Nilly

    Sound Editor :

    Simon Apostolou

    Special Effects :

    Jeff Azzopardi, Sandrine Belmont, Olivier Marci

    Sound mixer :

    Marie-Odile Dupont

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Animated film, Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    2D & 3D animation

    Themes :

    Art, Painting, History

    Production language :

    French, English, German

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2016

    Runtime :

    26 min

    Production formats :

    Digital creation

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None