My final Silent Paris Podcast from the Toute la mémoire du monde festival of restored cinema covers three films: one silent classic, The Italian Straw Hat (1928), and two experimental American features from the 70s and 80s: The Notebook of (1971) and American Dreams (1984).
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And for what it’s worth, here are my top five films from this year’s Toute la mémoire du monde festival:
Katka’s Reinette Apples (Fredrik Ermler, Eduard Ioganson, 1926)
J’accuse – Magirama (Abel Gance, Nelly Kaplan, 1956)
The Italian Straw Hat (René Clair, 1928)
It’s Always Fair Weather (Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly, 1955)
Jigsaw (Val Guest, 1962)