A Vol D'oiseau (Birds Eye View) (1962)



A Vol D'oiseau (Birds Eye View)
(1962)

A half-hour short film, which shows the adventures of an umbrella with a bird's head handle, and which had its world cinema première in Paris in 1962. From the unusual viewpoint of it's 'bird's eye view', the camera catches some strange and intimate scenes in that lively city during the early 60's. A mannequin from Christian Dior forgets the umbrella in a taxi after a photo-shoot on the Eiffel Tower; it is then found by a French film critic, who loses it in a cinema…. and so the adventures begin…

San Francisco Festival - Best Live Action Short (nom) -1963