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The Idea

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

The Idea originates in the mind of a man in the form of a beautiful radiant naked woman. His message to men unsettles the government, the army, justice and finance. She has always to flee, reappearing as an eternal symbol.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: L'Idée

    Directed by: Berthold BARTOSCH

    Country: France

    Year of production: 1931

    Running time: 25 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Cut-outs

    Target public: Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Berthold BARTOSCH

    Production: Berthold BARTOSCH


    Based on: Masereel Frans

    Animation: Berthold Bartosch

    Music: Arthur Honnegger