Italian futurism in cinema

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Italian futurism was a movement in film history 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.

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