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Fragments from Rabbit's Moon

1950-1971

Dir. Kenneth Anger, 16mm B/W Sound 00:16:00

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Shooting was never completed in 1950. Anger retrieved his unedited footage from the Cinematheque Fran¨aise in 1970 and released a 16 min. version in 1971. A 7 min. version was released in 1979.

A fable of the unattainable (the moon) combining elements of Commedia dell'arte with Japanese myth. A lunar dream utilizing the classic pantomime figure of Pierrot in an encounter with the prankish, enchanted magic lantern.

[Source: UCLA Film and Television Archive Catalog]