Grim

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Japanese: GRIM


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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1985
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Source: Original
Genre: Avant GardeAvant Garde
Duration: 7 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Ranked: #112672
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Popularity: #12971
Members: 716
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Synopsis

Film by Takashi Ito.

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Itou, Takashi
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May 9, 2018
It opens with a hand, covering a lens. Shots in films are constrained by the moment the editor begins and ends the cut, the long shot might seek to produce a dreamlike effect by holding the gaze for longer than one can bear, or the shots can go by quickly and in turn bring these margins into the forefront and make them the subject of the shot. Ito's hand does this in a comical or playful way. Here's a margin, he says. In stop motion every single frame is separated by cuts, the filmmaker chooses to use his trickery to lend the scene a sense ...
Aug 5, 2019
WARNING: It starts off safe enough, then slowly progresses into epileptic seizure inducing flickering and flashing. If you're susceptible to flashing lights it may be best to skip Grim. I notice Takashi Ito's films have a tendency to do this.

This is a 8 minute long experimental short that uses live-action footage for self expressive purposes. The score that permeates throughout i would have to describe as Dark Ambient-esque. Quite drone oriented with mild Noise. It gives the name further meaning. I don't think i could ever know the right way to interpret this without asking the creator. But if i had to make a guess, ...

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Poll: Grim Episode 1 Discussion
aconite - Aug 16, 2015
4 replies by Jamk_ »»
Mar 25, 6:23 PM
For those who doesn't know where to find this movie
Baffometi - Jun 23, 2019
0 replies by Baffometi »»
Jun 23, 2019 6:31 AM