FANTÔMAS (Louis Feuillade, 1913-14)

“[T]here is . . . a Feuillade current [in cinema], one that marvelously links the fantastic side of Méliès with the realism of Lumière, a current that creates mystery and evokes dreams by the use of the most banal elements of daily life.” — Alain Resnais Perhaps the most purely entertaining movie I’ve seen, Fantômas […]