Avant-Garde: Experimental Cinema of the 20s and 30s

Brumes D´Automne (Autumn Mists) 3 January 2006

Section: avant-garde-20s-30s

Categories: Film / dvd-mine

water, raindrops on a pond, fog, fire, smoke, tears, burning paper, powdered hair, shaking an offscreen hand, cast-iron gate, mud, leaves, a woman, house, hedge, trees, fence, footsteps, lamp, shadows

This poetic film from 1928/1929 is from the DVD set which I recently received as a gift (thank you): Avant-Garde: Experimental Cinema of the 1920s and 30s. And with it I am starting a new section.

Autumn Mists

Brief bios and filmography of the film-maker:


  • Title: Brumes D´Automne (Autumn Mists)
  • Directed by: Dimitri Kirsanoff
  • Starring: Nadia Sibirskaia
  • Cinematography: Jean De Miéville
  • Year: 1928
  • Further details: France, 12 Minutes, B&W