Magritte or the Object Lesson

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Magritte or the Object Lesson

surrealism essay film french painter short film

Magritte or the Object Lesson

Release Date: January 01, 1960

Year    :   1960
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   RTBF, Ministère de l’Instruction publique
Director    :   Luc de Heusch
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Luc de Heusch, Jacques Delcorde, Jean Raine
RunTime    :   14 mins.

The surrealist painter René Magritte questions the objective reality and emphasizes the arbitrariness of the relationship between an object, its image and its name: the evocation of mystery consists of images of familiar things gathered or transformed in such a way that they no longer conform to our ideas, whether naive or wise.

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