New Digital Restoration! The Alloy Orchestra accompanies
LA GALERIE DES MONSTRES
France | 1924 | Jaque Catelain
The Alloy Orchestra’s newest score is for a forgotten but recently unearthed and restored silent melodrama produced (and perhaps co-directed) by visionary French filmmaker Marcel L’Herbier (L’Inhumaine). Anticipating Tod Browning’s Freaks by eight years, this visually dazzling movie follows a young couple who run away to join the circus, only to run afoul of the cruel and despotic owner when the wife refuses his advances. Fortunately, the circus’ fiercely loyal sideshow attractions (the “freaks”) take the couple’s side in this destructive labor dispute. Cleveland revival premiere. English intertitles. DCP. 80 min.
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The Alloy Orchestra’s score was commissioned by Indiana University Cinema and the Indiana University Office of the Bicentennial.
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