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"The Man With a Movie Camera" - An Analysis
This paper discusses Soviet film-maker Dziga Vertov's philosophy of film. This is done through an examination of his masterpiece "The Man with a Movie Camera."
# 74871 | 2,300 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Oct 30, 2006 in Film (Documentary) , Film (History of) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)


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Vertov's approach to film is explored in the various roles presented in his film "The Man with a Movie Camera." First, the author discusses the role of the cameraman in the film. Next, he describes the role of the editor, and finally the role of the viewer. Additionally, Vertov's political and artistic philosophies as intertwined with filmaking are examined.

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"In motion picture terminology, a montage (literally "putting together") is a form of movie collage consisting of a series of short shots which are edited into a coherent sequence. Viewers infer meaning based on context; Lev Kuleshov, in his Kuleshov Experiment established that montage is one way of leading the viewer to reach certain conclusions about the action in a film. David Griffith was one of the early proponents of montage, introducing cross-cutting to show parallel action in different locations, and codifying film grammar in other ways as well."

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