Joris Ivens - De Brug

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Cabinet: City Symphony Films: De Brug (1927)

De Brug (1927)

English title: The Bridge

 

 

Directed and written by Joris Ivens (1898-1989)

 

Not technically a City Symphony, more of a city poem, but drawing on the same mode of rendition of the city. Through abstraction of the city itself, its pace and character is shown. The Bridge studies a Rotterdam drawbridge in a similar way.

 

 

The films are distributed through archive.org.

 

 

 

Credits:

Ivens, Joris (Director). (1929). Rain [Motion picture]. Netherlands. Retrieved from Internet Archive.

 

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