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Dog Star Man: Part I (1962)

The first part of Dog Star Man (1964), an experimental film wherein a man climbs a mountain along with his dog.

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Stan Brakhage (as Brakhage)
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From a murky landscape, a wooded mountain emerges. We watch the sun. We see a bearded man climbing up the mountain through the snow. He carries an ax, and he's accompanied by a dog. His labors continue. There is no soundtrack. Images rush past - water, trees, and surfaces too close up to distinguish. He struggles. A fire burns. Nature, in long shots and magnified, is formidable and silent. It's tough going; he carries on. In a capillary, blood flows. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2004 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Собака Звезда Человек: Часть 1 See more »

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1.37 : 1
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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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A blank TV would be more entertaining.
24 June 2018 | by cinephile-27690See all my reviews

Like Wavelength, nothing happens. Skip this movie! The "best" part is the random topless woman. Oh, and there's a mountain climber. Well that's it. Don't see this movie? Have you seen....any other movie? Can you name one? Go see that instead!


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