Lyrical Nitrate (1991)

02/20/1991 (DE) Documentary 50m
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Compilation of film clips from 1905-1915, found footage of silent movies and documentaries from the Jean Desmet Archive of the Netherlands Film Museum. Jean Desmet was one of the first Dutch film distributors. Lyrisch nitraat is a tribute to the craftsmanship of early filmmakers, but also shows the brittleness of old nitrate films. Composed as an opera about love and death, set to music by Bizet, Masek and Puccini.

  1. Peter Delpeut

    Director, Writer

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  1. Lyda Borelli

    Lyda Borelli

    (archive footage)

  2. Henny Porten

    Henny Porten

    (archive footage)

  3. Anni Timm

    (archive footage)

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Original Title Lyrisch nitraat

Status Released

Original Language Dutch; Flemish

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