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Inflation explores the subject of money through photographs and with with stop motion animation techniques, adding faces of people impoverished and enriched by the unpredictability of finance.

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Hans Richter

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Hans Richter
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Inflation explores the subject of money through photographs and with with stop motion animation techniques, adding faces of people impoverished and enriched by the unpredictability of finance.

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Country:

Germany

Release Date:

24 May 1928 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Inflacja See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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Star Film See more »
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Runtime:

(20 fpm)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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one of the best films I've ever seen
24 September 2016 | by tpfaff100See all my reviews

This film is about what happens when/if there is an economic collapse (for us) and documents the total failure of the Weimar Republic in Germany after WW1.

Well for us it is more about imagining the powerlessness; economic collapse could happen at any time, yielding us powerless. I would say that to a modern viewer, this film is largely about imagining what happens when your society fall into complete helplessness.

The use of montage is powerful.

I last saw this film in 1992, projected in Los Angeles in a nice theater. It made an impact and when I close my eyes I can still imagine scenes from the film. That, to me, is impact.

Find a way to see this film. It is incredible.


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