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And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine

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Axel Danielson, Maximilien van Aertryck / DK, SE, 2023 / 88 min.

The first feature-length documentary by award-winning duo Axel Danielson and Maximilien Van Aertryck deals with our obsession with the moving image. Billions of recordings inundate us daily – what does this mean, and how do we deal with it? A visual sociology of the camera.

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“What a fantastic machine!” British king Edward VII is said to have exclaimed upon seeing a film by pioneer of the medium George Méliès. Many decades later, people’s fascination with everything the camera captures is as great as ever; in fact enthusiasm for the moving image is only growing thanks to the advent of the smartphone.

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Scenes from this movie may cause fearThis movie contains foul language

Director

Axel Danielson, Maximilien van Aertryck

Production year

2023

Country

DK, SE

Original title

And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine

Length

88 min.

Language

Swedish, English, French, Arabic, German

Subtitles

NLD of ENG

Format

DCP

still And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine (Axel Danielson & Maximilien van Aertryck, DE/SE 2023)

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still And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine (Axel Danielson & Maximilien van Aertryck, DE/SE 2023)
still And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine (Axel Danielson & Maximilien van Aertryck, DE/SE 2023)
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