With Silenzio!, Francois Fontaine has built the silent inventory of a cinephile. These hazy photographs of iconic movie scenes exude sweet nostalgia, revealing slowly the intensity of their emotions. They are a tribute to the cinema as well as to photography because Francois Fontaine uses the characteristics of the still image to express his admiration of those images that stream 24 times per second.
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