This is No Movie

1972

Dir. Scott Turner, 16mm Color Sound 00:03:00

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Description

A UCLA student film by Scott Turner. An effective animation 'anti-film' which attacks the visual realm between painting and cinema, and in so doing re-defines and explains some fundamentals of those two art forms. Using Henri Matisse painting 'Luxe, Calme et Volupte' as his basic visual image, the filmmaker sets up a dynamic relationship between it and the film's soundtrack, The Rolling Stones' recording of 'You Got to Move', as he visually eliminates the object movement and instead concentrates on subtle filmic changes while the soundtrack cries out for more dynamic movement, setting up a kinetic/imagist conflict on the part of the viewer.
[Source: Creative Film Society Catalog, 1975]