Italian futurism in cinema

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Italian futurism, an artistic and social movement, affected the Italian film industry from 1916 to 1919.[1] It influenced Russian Futurist cinema[2] and German Expressionism.[3]

Marinetti.

Film of Italian futurism[edit]

  • Vita futurista ("Futurist life"), directed by Arnaldo Ginna & Lucio Venna (1916), lost film
  • Un dramma nell'Olimpo, directed by Anton Giulio Bragaglia (1917), lost film
  • Il mio cadavere ("My Corpse"), directed by Anton Giulio Bragaglia (1917), lost film
  • Thaïs ("Thaïs"), directed by Anton Giulio Bragaglia (1917), 35 min. of the original 70 min. survive[4]
  • Il re, le torri, gli alfieri ("The king, the rook, the bishop"), directed by Ivo Illuminati (1917), lost film
  • Il perfido incanto ("The Wicked Enchantment"), directed by Anton Giulio Bragaglia (1918), lost film

Major figures[edit]

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Gallery from Thaïs (1917)[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Giovanni Lista, Cinema e fotografia futurista, Edizioni Skira, Milan, 2001.
  • Giovanni Lista, Le Futurisme : création et avant-garde, Éditions L'Amateur, Paris, 2001.
  • Giovanni Lista, Cinéma et photographie futuristes, Skira-Flammarion Éditeur, Paris, 2008.
  • Giovanni Lista, Le Cinéma futuriste, Éditions du Centre Pompidou-Les Cahiers de Paris Expérimental, Paris, 2008.
  • Giovanni Lista, Il Cinema futurista"", Le Mani-Microart's Edizioni, Gênes, 2010.
  • Rossella Catanese (ed.), Futurist Cinema. Studies on Italian Avant-garde Film, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2017.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cinema of Italy: Avant-garde (1911-1919)-Italia Mia
  2. ^ Heil, Jerry (1986). "Russian Futurism and the Cinema: Majakovskij's Film Work of 1913". Russian Literature. 19 (2): 175–191. doi:10.1016/S0304-3479(86)80003-5.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ 30 Essential Films for an Introduction to Italian Cinema « Taste of Cinema
  5. ^ Italian Futurism-film festival in New York|Wired
  6. ^ Italian cinema between the World Wars-Life in Italy