THE STORY OF FILM: AN ODYSSEY

By Mark COUSINS

THE FESTIVAL AGENCY - as FEST

Transmedia - Completed 2011

This epic 15 hour documentary film charts the entire history of world cinema, made over 5 years on 6 continents, covering 12 decades and thousand films.

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Transmedia, Historical, Documentary
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 900 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mark COUSINS
    • Writer(s)
    • Mark COUSINS
    • Producer(s)
    • John ARCHER (HOPSCOTCH FILMS LIMITED)
    • Synopsis
    • Based on Mark Cousin's book of the same name, the film explores to story of cinematic innovation and how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. It spans from the first steps of silent cinema, the emergence of Hollywood and the star system, to the artistic evolution of film in Russia, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Britain, Scandinavia and the USA.

      It is an engrossing worldwide guided tour to the greatest movies ever made, featuring interviews with legendary filmmakers and actors such as Bernardo Bertolucci, Jane Campion, Gus van Sant, Lars Von Trier, Claire Denis, Stanley Donen, Claudia Cardinale…
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