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"Living Russia," or "The Man with a Camera",
This review is from: Man With the Movie Camera [DVD]  [US Import] (DVD)
A well designed film by Dziga Vertov's that looks like a documentary than show the man and the city. We are constantly looking at fictional city where it is compared to the man with a camera. This film shot in black and white in 1929 is often compared to "Berlin: symphony of a great city" however this film is much more.
The real interest in the movie is how it is cut, and the choices of what to film. Every time you turn around you will see something not of other documentaries. What is real and what is film reality?
The voice over is just as good if not better than the original film as it describes how the film was made.
An added plus is just looking at the ancient technology. And then again how they are ahead of us in electric transportation.
This film requires several viewings.
Berlin: Symphony of a Great City