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MÉTAMORPHOSES

TRANSFORMATIONS AMUSANTES

On a stage featuring a backdrop decorated with plants and flowers, a girl performs a series of magic tricks. The short ends with a phantasmagoria of women, flowers and the final apotheosis. This film forms part of what is known as 'cinema of attractions', successor to the popular shows of the late nineteenth century. Beyond a simple narrative, the film seeks to astound and amaze the audience thr…