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Rien que les heures (English: Nothing But Time or Nothing But the Hours) is a 1926 experimental silent film by Brazilian director Alberto Cavalcanti showing the life of Paris through one day in 45 minutes.

Rien que les heures
Directed byAlberto Cavalcanti
StarringPhilippe Hériat
Blanche Bernis
Nina Chousvalowa
Clifford McLaglen
Release date
  • 1926 (1926)
Running time
45 min.
LanguageSilent film
French intertitles

Other noted examples of the genre include Charles Sheeler and Paul Strand's Manhatta (1921), Walter Ruttmann's Berlin: Symphony of a Metropolis (1927), Andre Sauvage's Etudes sur Paris (1928), and Dziga Vertov's Man With a Movie Camera (1929)

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