Ménilmontant (Dmitri Karsanoff, 1926)

Fr. 38 min.

Ménilmontant takes its name from a neighborhood in Paris, and is set in the early industrial era.  The film follows two women who were traumatically orphaned in their youth, and tells a story without the use of intertitles.  The score by Paul Mercer was haunting and added much to my experience.

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