Méliès: Mr. Sand


This dreamlike film with a mix of animation techniques could perhaps be described an animated documentary. The film tries to capture the atmosphere in the early cinemas. People have been spellbound by film since it first came, but there was also a concern. The children had nightmares and doctors warned about damage to the eyes. Different situations and stories about film are intertwined with a child asking who “Mr Sand” is, the man who puts us to sleep at night.  Read More