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International Short and Medium-Length Competition

A Train Arrives at the Station Thom Andersen

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Filmmakers have always had a fascination with trains, and Thom Andersen knows film better than just about anyone. In his previous feature, The Thoughts That Once We Had, inspired by the writings of Gilles Deleuze, Andersen gave a subjective re-reading of the history of cinema. The juxtaposition of film excerpts – the essence of a significant part of his body of work – was no longer a mere illustration of his political and theoretical thinking, but a purely sensorial experience that could embrace film’s every possibility. A Train Arrives at the Station is a deft structuralist compilation of 26 excerpts from films made between 1904 and 2015; it invites unexpected comparisons and slyly plays on contrasts, from Yasujiro Ozu to Andrew Dominik.

A Train Arrives at the Station

  • Country : United States
  • Year : 2016
  • V.O : - Without dialogue
  • Duration : 15 MIN
  • Editing : Thom Andersen, Andrew Kim, Christine Chang
  • Production : Thom Andersen

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