A Test of Violence

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A Test of Violence
Directed byStuart Cooper
Produced byDaniel Rees
Music byPaul Glass
Edited byAlex Rayment
Distributed byJ. Arthur Rank Film (UK)
Universal Pictures (US)
Release date
Running time
14 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

A Test of Violence is a 1969 BAFTA nominated British short film directed by Stuart Cooper.[1]

Stuart Cooper's short, about the work of Spanish artist Juan Genovés,[2] is an inspired introduction to the works of this extraordinary artist, exploring its minimalist aesthetic and storytelling qualities through a variety of cinematic techniques, including rostrum, animation, news footage and live action recreations.

The film went on to win awards at multiple film festivals.[3]

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