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Man of Aran (1934)

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MAN OF ARAN/ Robert Flaherty, 1934

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13 years, 8 months ago at Jun 6 8:36
Un altro documentario di Robert J. Flaherty, la vita degli uomini di Aran è mostrata in modo semplice e sublime.


Another documentary by Robert J. Flaherty, the life of the people of Aran is shown in a simple and sublime way.

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1 year, 10 months ago at Apr 10 18:57
(OK) What a dayly fight to get food and soil: they have to finf just plain soil, earth, to pill it up and have a little place to plant something. Respect to the sea. No documentary traditional background.

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6 months, 1 week ago at Jul 29 10:13
To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it was included in the ‘They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They?’ list, I was quite eager to check it out. I have to admit that I had never heard of the Aran islands before but it definitely didn’t seem to be the most welcoming place to live. On the other hand, I already saw a couple of movies directed by Robert J. Flahe... read more
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In this blend of documentary and fictional narrative from pioneering filmmaker Robert Flaherty, the everyday trials of life on Ireland's unforgiving Aran Islands are captured with attention to naturalistic beauty and historical detail.
Release date: 19 November 1934
UPC: 037429163924
Tags: Documentary (5), Storm (3), UK (2), Seaweed (2), Fishing (2), Shark (2), Silent (2), Black And White (2), B/w (1), 1930s (1), 1934 (1), B&w (1), English (1), HQ (1), Potatoes (1), 30's (1), Sort (1), Fishermen (1), Baskin Shark (1), Swell (1)
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" Notes: I have to admit that I had never heard of the Aran islands before but it definitely didn’t seem to be the most welcoming place to live. On the other hand, I already saw a couple of movies directed by Robert J. Flaherty, especially the impressive ‘Nanook of the North’. Eventually, the guy was rightfully considered as the precursor of the modern documentaries, even if there was always something fake in pretty much all his movies. For example, in this case, even though the shark hunt"


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" Notes: I have to admit that I had never heard of the Aran islands before but it definitely didn’t seem to be the most welcoming place to live. On the other hand, I already saw a couple of movies directed by Robert J. Flaherty, especially the impressive ‘Nanook of the North’. Eventually, the guy was rightfully considered as the precursor of the modern documentaries, even if there was always something fake in pretty much all his movies. For example, in this case, even though the shark hunt"


johanlefourbe posted a review 6 months, 1 week ago

A classic

“To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it was included in the ‘They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They?’ list, I was quite eager to check it out. I have to admit that I had never heard of the Aran islands before but it definitely didn’t seem to be the most welcoming place to live. On the other hand, I already saw a couple of movies directed by Robert J. Flaherty, especially the impressive ‘Nanook of the North’. Eventually, the guy was rightfully considered as the precursor of the modern documentaries, even if there was always something fake in pretty much all his movies. For example, in this case, even though the shark hunting was quite spectacular, it was apparently something they haven’t done for many years, even decades. However, there was on” read more

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“(OK) What a dayly fight to get food and soil: they have to finf just plain soil, earth, to pill it up and have a little place to plant something. Respect to the sea. No documentary traditional background.” read more

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