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A dreamlike celebration of a bygone era in cinematic history.
4/5

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Elise The’s short experimental film is a nostalgic journey that transports viewers back to the golden era of 1980s movie culture, offering a captivating homage to the films that reshaped Hollywood and continue to influence contemporary TV and cinema. The animation, marked by its experimental flair, skillfully weaves together a fast-paced montage of iconic scenes from classics such as ‘The Karate Kid,’ ‘Ghostbusters,’ and snippets from the Indiana Jones film series.

The film unfolds like a dream, employing flickering sequences that mesmerize a video store owner, serving as a portal to the Blockbuster era, predating the ubiquitous rise of streaming services. Elise The’s experimental approach to animation not only pays homage to the cinematic gems of the past but also creates an immersive and visually striking experience.

The sound design complements the nostalgic tone impeccably, contributing to the film’s overall atmosphere. Despite its experimental nature, the film is not just a visual feast but also an intriguing exploration of the cultural impact of ’80s cinema. Elise The’s creation is a testament to the enduring magic of these iconic films, celebrating a bygone era that continues to shape the landscape of storytelling in today’s entertainment industry.

Brief Synopsis

A tribute to the powerful effect movies can have on our imagination. The film takes the viewer through the dream of a video store clerk whose vision is formed by the movies he sees and hears. Created for everyone who witnessed and loved the 80’s and its awesome movies. But also a reminder to those who look down upon Hollywood that even their imagination is most likely to be shaped by the “American” cliches of yesteryears.
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Director(s): Elise The
Writer(s): Elise The
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Producer(s):
Director of Photography:
Animation: Elise The

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Runtime: 3 min

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A dreamlike celebration of a bygone era in cinematic history.
4/5

Review

Elise The’s short experimental film is a nostalgic journey that transports viewers back to the golden era of 1980s movie culture, offering a captivating homage to the films that reshaped Hollywood and continue to influence contemporary TV and cinema. The animation, marked by its experimental flair, skillfully weaves together a fast-paced montage of iconic scenes from classics such as ‘The Karate Kid,’ ‘Ghostbusters,’ and snippets from the Indiana Jones film series.

The film unfolds like a dream, employing flickering sequences that mesmerize a video store owner, serving as a portal to the Blockbuster era, predating the ubiquitous rise of streaming services. Elise The’s experimental approach to animation not only pays homage to the cinematic gems of the past but also creates an immersive and visually striking experience.

The sound design complements the nostalgic tone impeccably, contributing to the film’s overall atmosphere. Despite its experimental nature, the film is not just a visual feast but also an intriguing exploration of the cultural impact of ’80s cinema. Elise The’s creation is a testament to the enduring magic of these iconic films, celebrating a bygone era that continues to shape the landscape of storytelling in today’s entertainment industry.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

A tribute to the powerful effect movies can have on our imagination. The film takes the viewer through the dream of a video store clerk whose vision is formed by the movies he sees and hears. Created for everyone who witnessed and loved the 80’s and its awesome movies. But also a reminder to those who look down upon Hollywood that even their imagination is most likely to be shaped by the “American” cliches of yesteryears.
Synchronize 100

Credits

Director(s): Elise The
Writer(s): Elise The
Cast:
Producer(s):
Director of Photography:
Animation: Elise The

Specifications

Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 3 min
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