New York State Writers Institute - Entr'Acte

New York State Writers Institute - Classic Film Series, Fall 1996


October 18, 1996 (Friday)
7:30 p.m.
Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue
UAlbany's Downtown Campus

(French, 1924, 21 minutes, b&w, silent, 16mm)
Directed by Rene Clair
Starring Marcel Achard, Georges Auric, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray

French dadaist painter Francis Picabia collaborated with director Rene Clair in writing this surealistic film culminating in a scene showing a funeral process. But, is the corpse really dead?