With the entry of the moving film people started experimenting with moving form and speed. In the age of modernity speed was something everybody was chasing after. Film also something very influential to the people, people went to watch film not just for seeing it but to feel a part of it, to go to another place and loose themselves into it. That inspired artist from every area to create and play with the new possibility.
Film created by Revillon Freres, or more like directed by him. Even though the film was thought to be a documentary it was more influenced by what people wanted to see. The times were vastly changing and people became more anxious of what they want. Everything was becoming more modernised and medicalised.
“With the appearance of The Frankfurt School individuality started disappearing The Frankfurt School, also known as the Institute of Social Research, is a social and political philosophical movement of thought located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is the original source of what is known as Critical Theory. The Institute was founded, thanks to a donation by Felix Weil in 1923, with the aim of developing Marxist studies in Germany. The Institute eventually generated a specific school of thought after 1933 when the Nazis forced it to close and move to the United States, where it found hospitality at Columbia University, New York. ” – http://www.iep.utm.edu/frankfur/
Typical example of the time in which people lived was Mon Oncle (1958) by Jacques Tati showing every aspect of the modern man.
With the hunger for new films and anti Hollywood movement, Alfred Hitchcock had appeared on the big screens with a horrifying and very innovatory horror movie.