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Limite
Limite (Brazilian Portuguese: [lĩˈmitʃi], meaning "Limit" or "Border") is a film by Brazilian director and writer Mário Peixoto (1908–92), filmed in 1930 and first screened in 1931. Cited by some as the greatest of all Brazilian films,[1] this 120-minute silent experimental feature by novelist and poet Peixoto, who never completed another film, was seen by Orson Welles
Orson Welles
and won the admiration of many, from Sergei Eisenstein
Sergei Eisenstein
to Georges Sadoul
Georges Sadoul
to Walter Salles. In 2015 it was voted number 1 on the Abraccine Top 100 Brazilian films list.Contents1 Plot 2 Production 3 Reception 4 Preservation status 5 Cast 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksPlot[edit] In August 1929, Peixoto was in Paris, on a summer break from his studies in England, when he saw a photograph by André Kertész
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Germaine Dulac
Germaine Dulac
Germaine Dulac
(French: [dylak]; born Charlotte Elisabeth Germaine Saisset-Schneider; 17 November 1882 – 20 July 1942)[2] was a French filmmaker, film theorist, journalist and critic. She was born in Amiens
Amiens
and moved to Paris
Paris
in early childhood. A few years after her marriage she embarked on a journalistic career in a feminist magazine, and later became interested in film. With the help of her husband and friend she founded a film company and directed a few commercial works before slowly moving into Impressionist and Surrealist territory. She is best known today for her Impressionist film, La Souriante Madame Beudet ("The Smiling Madam Beudet", 1922/23), and her Surrealist experiment, La Coquille et le Clergyman ("The Seashell and the Clergyman", 1928)
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Vsevolod Pudovkin
Vsevolod Illarionovich Pudovkin (Russian: Всеволод Илларионович Пудовкин, IPA: [ˈfsʲevələt ɪlərʲɪˈonəvʲɪt͡ɕ pʊˈdofkʲɪn]; 16 February 1893 – 30 June 1953)[1][2] was a Russian and Soviet film director, screenwriter and actor who developed influential theories of montage. Pudovkin's masterpieces are often contrasted with those of his contemporary Sergei Eisenstein, but whereas Eisenstein utilized montage to glorify the power of the masses, Pudovkin preferred to concentrate on the courage and resilience of individuals. He was granted the title of People's Artist of the USSR
People's Artist of the USSR
in 1948.Contents1 Biography 2 Filmography 3 Published works 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Vsevolod Pudovkin
Vsevolod Pudovkin
was born in Penza
Penza
into a Russian family, the third of six children
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Man Ray
Man Ray
Man Ray
(born Emmanuel Radnitzky; August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976) was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada
Dada
and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal. He produced major works in a variety of media but considered himself a painter above all. He was best known for his photography, and he was a renowned fashion and portrait photographer
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Robert J. Flaherty
Robert Joseph Flaherty, FRGS (/ˈflæərti, ˈflɑː-/;[1] February 16, 1884 – July 23, 1951) was an American filmmaker who directed and produced the first commercially successful feature-length documentary film, Nanook of the North
Nanook of the North
(1922). The film made his reputation and nothing in his later life fully equaled its success, although he continued the development of this new genre of narrative documentary, e.g. with Moana (1926), set in the South Seas, and Man of Aran (1934), filmed in Ireland's Aran Islands. He is considered the "father" of both the documentary and the ethnographic film. Flaherty was married to writer Frances H. Flaherty from 1914 until his death in 1951. Frances worked on several of her husband's films, and received an Academy Award
Academy Award
nomination for Best Original Story for Louisiana Story
Louisiana Story
(1948).R. J
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Carl Theodor Dreyer
Carl Theodor Dreyer
Carl Theodor Dreyer
(Danish: [kɑːˀl teːodoɐ̯ ˈdʁɑjɐ]; 3 February 1889 – 20 March 1968), commonly known as Carl Th. Dreyer,[1] was a Danish film director. He is regarded by many critics and filmmakers as one of the greatest directors in cinema.[2][3][4][5][6] His best known films include The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Vampyr
Vampyr
(1932), Day of Wrath
Day of Wrath
(1943), Ordet
Ordet
(1955), and Gertrud (1964).Contents1 Life 2 Career 3 Filmography3.1 Feature films 3.2 Short films4 Bibliography 5 References 6 External linksLife[edit] Dreyer was born illegitimate in Copenhagen, Denmark
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Jean Epstein
This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in French. (October 2017) Click [show] for important translation instructions.View a machine-translated version of the French article. Google's machine translation is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English. Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation
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The Adventurer (1917 Film)
The Adventurer is an American short comedy film made in 1917 written and directed by Charlie Chaplin, and is the last of the twelve films made under contract for the Mutual Film Corporation.Contents1 Plot and characters 2 Cast 3 Critical reception 4 Sound version 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksPlot and characters[edit] Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
plays an escaped convict from the state penitentiary who, clad in his striped prison uniform, is on the run from prison guards. He skillfully and athletically manages to elude a handful of guards at a rocky seashore, eventually making his escape by entering the water. Charlie opportunistically happens upon a man in a rowboat who is preparing for a swim. Charlie steals the man's swimsuit and heads to shore. He hears cries for help as a woman (Edna Purviance), her mother, and the woman's suitor (Eric Campbell) have all fallen into the water and are poor swimmers
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Charlie Chaplin
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Sir
Charles Spencer Chaplin, KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the Tramp" and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry.[1] His career spanned more than 75 years, from childhood in the Victorian era
Victorian era
until a year before his death in 1977, and encompassed both adulation and controversy. Chaplin's childhood in London
London
was one of poverty and hardship. As his father was absent and his mother struggled financially, he was sent to a workhouse twice before the age of nine. When he was 14, his mother was committed to a mental asylum. Chaplin began performing at an early age, touring music halls and later working as a stage actor and comedian
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Film Society
A film society is a membership club where people can watch screenings of films which would otherwise not be shown in mainstream cinemas. In Spain, Ireland and Italy, they are known as "cineclubs", and in Germany
Germany
they are known as "filmclubs". They usually have an educational aim, introducing new audiences to different audiovisual works through an organized and prepared program of screenings. Editorial output reinforces the work of these organisations, as they produce hand-programmes, brochures, schedules, information sheets, and even essays, supporting the significance of their exhibitions
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Tatler
Tatler
Tatler
is a British magazine published by Condé Nast
Condé Nast
Publications focusing on fashion and lifestyle, as well as coverage of high society and politics. It is targeted towards the British upper-middle class and upper class, and those interested in society events. Its readership is the wealthiest of all Condé Nast's publications.[2] It was founded in 1901 by Clement Shorter. Tatler
Tatler
also has editions in local languages in mainland China, Taiwan and Russia. The editions in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines are in English
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Brazilian Military Government
The Brazilian military regime
Brazilian military regime
was the authoritarian military dictatorship that ruled Brazil
Brazil
from April 1, 1964 to March 15, 1985. It began with the 1964 coup d'état led by the Armed Forces against the administration of the President João Goulart, who had assumed the office after being vice-president, upon the resignation of the democratically elected president Jânio Quadros, and ended when José Sarney took office on March 15, 1985 as President. The military revolt was fomented by Magalhães Pinto, Adhemar de Barros, and Carlos Lacerda (who had already participated in the conspiracy to depose Getúlio Vargas
Getúlio Vargas
in 1945), Governors of Minas Gerais, São Paulo, and Guanabara
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Cinemateca Brasileira
Cinemateca Brasileira
Cinemateca Brasileira
is an institution located in Vila Mariana, São Paulo, responsible for the preservation of Brazilian audiovisual production. Centered on activities involving the storing, diffusion, and the restoration of its collection, it is one of the largest film libraries in Latin America and also one of its oldest, established in 1949 in the Film Department of the Modern Art Museum of São Paulo.[1] It became a government institution in 1984 when it was incorporated into the Ministry of Culture.[1] There are about 200,000 rolls of film, long, short and newsreels; 120,000 were reported in 1996 but it has since grown markedly.[1] It also has a large collection of documents, books, journals, original scripts, photographs and posters. The website of Cinemateca Brasileira
Cinemateca Brasileira
is one of the most authoritative sources on Brazilian cinema. References[edit]^ a b c Smither, Roger B
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Martin Scorsese
Martin Charles Scorsese (/skɔːrˈsɛsi/;[1] born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, and film historian, whose career spans more than 50 years. Scorsese's body of work addresses such themes as Sicilian-American identity, Roman Catholic concepts of guilt and redemption,[2] faith,[3] machismo, modern crime, and gang conflict. Many of his films are also known for their depiction of violence and liberal use of profanity. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinematic history. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation
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