THE THREE-SIDED MIRROR (Jean Epstein, 1927)

Because of its fusion of different time elements possibly an influence on Alain Resnais’s cinema in general and Last Year at Marienbad (1961) in particular, Jean Epstein’s piercing, haunting silent La glace à trois faces, from a story by future wartime collaborationist Paul Morand, provides a disturbing, moving portrait of an anonymous, wealthy young man […]