Details
FOOTAGE number
BEG692662
Title
The Killing of an Egg
Medium
35mm
Date
1977 (C20th)
Description
A man is mesmerized by an egg. The moment the man wants to eat the egg, he perceives life inside the eggshell. A voice reacts to every blow with a spoon. The man keeps hitting until the egg is broken and the voice fades away.
Photo credit
The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
20th century / food / praying / voices / hearing / humour / holland / eggshell / c20th / eggs / netherlands / cracking / egg / anger / spoons / european / existentialism / existentialist / animated / thanks / color / surprise / breaking / 70s / spoon / 35mm / humorous / surreal / thanking / death / alive / animations / breakfast / killing / sound / inside / angry / answering / abstract / eggshells / funny / voice / footage / 1970s / prayer / prayers / dutch / weird / colour / strange / europe / destroying / existential / listening / nico crama / animation / c20 / paul driessen / audio / 35 mm / 1977 / video / clip
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Availability
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Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds] Online Purchase
Footage 720 × 576 px 1,284 MB 168
Copyright
Out of copyright

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