Tag Archives: Pure cinema

December 19

The Seashell and the Clergyman – Antonin Artaud, cinema and abstraction. (Film review / analysis)

According to Artaud’s essay Cinema and Distraction, he thanks Germaine Dulac (director of The Seashell and the Clergyman) “… who was able to appreciate a screenplay that seeks to penetrate the very essence of the cinema and is not concerned with any allusion either to art or to life.” Other reports claim that Artaud (who wrote The […]