Muybridge no Ito

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Synonyms: Muybridge's Strings
Japanese: マイブリッジの糸


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 16, 2011
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Source: Original
Genre: DramaDrama
Duration: 13 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.101 (scored by 686686 users)
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Ranked: #85662
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Popularity: #10484
Members: 1,635
Favorites: 4

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The destiny of photographer Eadweard Muybridge and that of a Japanese mother clash poetically in this exploration of the irrepressible human desire to make time stand still.

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Winner of the Excellence Award on the 15th Japan Media Arts Festival.

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Yamamura, Koji


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Sep 18, 2021
kikokikilala (All reviews)
Like paintings in motion.

This animation is a uniquely beautiful eulogy to the man that "pull the trigger" to the world of animation with his photographic studies of motion and early work in motion-picture projection – Eadweard Muybridge.

This animation intertwines the story of Muybridge’s life with that of a mother and a child in sui generis strokes and almost sketches-like animation. Harmonised with the sound of the piano as the background music to add nuances, this animation serves not only as a befitting tribute to Muybridge’s pioneering contribution to motion pictures and his controversial yet tragic personal life, but also encapsulates the intricacies of a read more

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