Making HistoryAutochrome: Life in Colour

18 min

Available until 25/11/2024

13/11/2021

The Lumière brothers not only invented the cinematograph: in 1903 they also succeeded in fixing colours on glass plates. Looking at those images, time flattens. These long-dead models staring back through a now non-existent lens seem vivid and alive. But thirty years later, colour had once again been drained out of the frame. Historian Adrien Genoudet explains what happened.

Director

Tamara Erde

Country

France

Year

2020

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