Howlings in Favour of de Sade  

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Hurlements en faveur de Sade (Eng: Howlings in Favour of de Sade or Howls for Sade) is the first film by Guy Debord, created in June 1952. This black and white anti-film has a duration of 64 minutes and it premiered June 30, 1952 at the Parisian ciné club d'Avant garde.

Instead of using pictures, the entire film consists of black and white film leader in alternation for some 75 minutes. Debord’s voice is heard during the white sequences, while the black sections, often lasting minutes, are silent.

Voices featured are Gil J. Wolman (voice 1), Guy Debord (voice 2), Serge Berna (Voice 3), Barbara Rosenthal (Voice 4), Jean-Isidore Isou (Voice 5).

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