The Stammering Frame: on recent French and Austrian Film Experiments

In: Avant-Garde Film
Frédérique Devaux
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This chapter identifies an aesthetic of repetition at the operative heart of films by three contemporary European filmmakers, Michel Amarger, Martin Arnold and Rafael Montanez Ortiz. These figures engage the spectator in a game of perception, generating hypnotic and psycho-optic effects that at once alienate us and bring us deeper into the viewing experience.

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