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The Story of Film: An Odyssey

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Documentary History 201115h 0mOn: Fandor Kanopy 

The Story of Film: An Odyssey, written and directed by award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins, is the story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation. Five years in the making, The Story of Film: An Odyssey covers six continents and 12 decades, showing how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. It provides a worldwide guided tour of the greatest movies ever made; an epic tale that starts in nickelodeons and ends as a multi-billion-dollar globalised digital industry. Described as a love letter to the movies, Cousins visits the key sites in the history of cinema; from Hollywood to Mumbai; from Hitchcock s London to the village where Pather Panchali was shot, and features interviews with legendary filmmakers and actors including Stanley Donen, Kyoko Kagawa, Gus van Sant, Lars Von Trier, Claire Denis, Bernardo Bertolucci, Robert Towne, Jane Campion and Claudia Cardinale.The Story of Film: An Odyssey featuring Mark Cousins and Jean-Michel Frodon is streaming with subscription on Fandor, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 1 other. It's a documentary and history movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (3,933 votes) and was well received by critics.

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#4,503 Ranked Movie

#69 Ranked in Movies on Fandor

#401 Ranked in Documentary Movies

#532 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

The Story of Film: An Odyssey has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (3,933 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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