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The Man Without a Shadow (The Man With No Shadow) (2004) (L'Homme sans ombre)

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Description: Would you trade your shadow for all the riches you could ever want? It may sound like an easy deal to make, but maybe it's not so easy to live without a shadow after all. A solitary man without a shadow rises from his desk, dons his hat, and leaves his apartment. He walks through the city until he reaches a large door, he knocks, shows his invitation, and is admitted to a colorful scene. He walks through drawing rooms and gardens. He speaks with a man in a top hat who offers him a life of romance, but in that life there is betrayal. Is there a place in the world for our man without a shadow? This intriguing short film ble ... (more)
Tags: Canada (1), Animation (1), 2004 (1), Switzerland (1), Short (1), Color (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Cause And Effect (1), Desires (1), SCC (1), 8 Min. (1)
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"DIR: Georges Schwizgebel SUMMARY: A man sells his shadow to the devil for untold riches, only to discover that a man without a shadow is shunned by society. WHY IT'S HERE: Based on Adelbert von Chamisso’s novella 'Peter Schlemihl', Georges Schwizgebel's 'The Man Without a Shadow' is yet another masterpiece from the Swiss director. Using the paint on glass technique, Schwizgebel opens the film with an astonishing scene-setting sequence in which the sights of a city shapeshift with the amazi"



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