Light Penetrates the Darkness

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Year
1931
Country
  • Czech Republic
Duration
5min
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Otakar Vávra’s directorial debut took as its subject a kinetic sculpture by architect Zdeněk Pešánek that was installed on a transformer station in Prague. This rhythmic and visually inventive short avant-garde film is a celebration of modernity, the electric age, and technological progress.

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