It's a passionate, poetic portrait of the adventures of childhood - its surrealism, loneliness, fun, destructiveness and stroppiness - as seen through 53 great films from 25 countries. It includes classic movies like 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' and 'The Red Balloon', also dozens of masterpieces (many directed by women) that are almost unknown.
Creditsdirector: Mark Cousins
producer: Adam Dawtrey
screenplay: Mark Cousins
Editor: Timo Langer
Cinematography: Marc Bénoliel
More infosubtitles: Dutch subt.
Country: United Kingdom
MARK COUSINS (1969): The Psychology of Neo-Nazism: Another Journey by Train to Auschwitz (1993, documentary), I Know Where I'm Going! Revisited (1994, TV documentary), Scene by Scene (2000, TV series, director of 3 episodes), Cinema Iran (2005, TV documentary), First Impressions (2008, video documentary short), The New Ten Commandments (2008, documentary), The First Movie (2009, documentary), The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011, TV series, director of 15 episodes), What is this Film called Love? (2012), A Story of Children and Film (2013, documentary)
Technical Specsformat: DCP
Other festival films by director Mark Cousins2020:Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema
2012:The Story Of Film: An Odyssey - Episode 1
2012:The Story Of Film: An Odyssey - Episode 2
2012:The Story Of Film: An Odyssey - Episode 3
2012:The Story Of Film: An Odyssey - Episode 4
2012:The Story Of Film: An Odyssey - Episode 5