American Passages

Direction
Year
2011
Country
  • Austria
Duration
121min
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American Passages reveals some of the movements in society which finally result in the election of Donald Trump. At the same time the film is an impressive road-traveling collage of the U.S. at the advent of the Obama era. Although the film was ostensibly made to honor Robert Frank‘s famed 1958 photo essay, ”The Americans,“ no knowledge of that work is necessary to grasp Beckermann’s aims: snapshot cinematic views of a massive country in a moment in time, spanning races, classes and geographies like a peripatetic anthropologist.

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  • Original title
    American Passages
  • Direction
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Lisa Rinzler, Antoine Parouty
  • Editing
    Dieter Pichler
  • Music
    Waitstill Baxter
  • Sound
    Atanas Tcholakov, Matthew Dennis
  • Duration
    121 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
    2011
  • Country
    • Austria
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Buenos Aires, BAFICI 2012
    • VIENNALE - Vienna International Film Festival
    • DIAGONALE - Festival of Austrian Film, Graz 2012
    • Montréal - RIDM Rencontre Int. du Film Documentaire 2011

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