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Le secret du Dr Zingaro

  • Duration: 25 min
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The wordless tale of a pair of Siamese twins and their cantankerous maid.

Welcome to the age of silent cinema: a story without words, a good old melodrama played out to the sound of a stand-up piano. This sepia-tinged tragi-comedy of love and betrayal stars Dr Zingaro and Cornélia, as two Siamese sisters locked in battle with their cantankerous maid. A knockabout comedy with hints of the Addams Family, with affectionate nods to Chaplin, Keaton and Lloyd and references to everything from expressionism and surrealism to the cinema of the 1920s.


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Photos credit : Maurice Melliet


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  • Place of capture : Place Saint-Louis
  • Collection : Mimos 1998