WWI Films at Pordenone Silent Film Festival

2012-10-12 | Today, EFG1914 partner EYE Film Institute presents A COUPLE OF DOWN-AND-OUTS (UK 1923) by British dircetor Walter Summers at the 31. Pordenone Silent Festival. Similar to Steven Spielbergs “THE WAR HORSE”, the film depicts the relationship between an an unemployed ex-soldier who finds its war horse on the way to the slaughterhouse.

A COUPLE OF DOWN-AND-OUTS is one of four fiction films on WWI shown in the Rediscoveries and Restoration section of the festival. All four films are from EYE’s collection and will also be made availabe within the EFG1914 project: THE UNWANTED (Walter Summers, 1924, UK), WENN VĂ–LKER STREITEN (Rino Lupo, 1915, DE), DAS GEHEIMSCHLOSS (Miss Clever vs the Black Hand) (?, 1914, DE)

Read more about the films in the Pordeno festival catalogue