Saturday Matinee: Dreams That Money Can Buy

dreams_that_money_can_buy_01

“Dreams That Money Can Buy” (1947) is a surrealist film produced, and directed by artist and dada film-theorist Hans Richter with contributions from Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Alexander Calder, Darius Milhaud, John Cage and Fernand Léger. Joe is a WW2 vet and starving artist who discovers that he can see the contents of his mind unfolding when gazing into a mirror. After realizing he can apply his gift to others, Joe sets up a business selling tailor-made dreams to a variety of neurotic clients in order to pay his rent.

This entry was posted in Art, consciousness, culture, Film, Saturday Matinee, Video and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s