The moon of Mèliés
"Le voyage dans la lune" is the Big Bang of the seventh art. It is one of those icons that seals itself indelibly in the imagination of many generations to come: whoever sees the moon with a rocket in its eye recognises it as a timeless symbol, something that appears, even without knowing anything about it, perhaps not even who made it.
The history of Cinema was technically and publicly born on 28 October 1895 with the Lumière brother’s Parisian projection, but from a cinematographic point of view, of success, of visual tricks and therefore “true” cinema, was born in 1902 with the making of the film "Le voyage dans la lune" by Georges Mèliés. Mèliés "is" the history of cinema with all its fascination and magic that is still with us today and can make millions of people dream all over the world. "Le voyage dans la lune" is the Big Bang of the seventh art. It is one of those icons that seals itself indelibly in the imagination of many generations to come: whoever sees the moon with a rocket in its eye recognises it as a timeless symbol, something that appears, even without knowing anything about it, perhaps not even who made it.
A sequence of 17 seconds that manages to represent the entire history of cinema. This means that not only Mèliés is unconsciously in the minds of everyone, but he managed to create, as a few after him, the dream of scenic immortality, of eternity illustrated: he has given an immutable image to the world that knows no borders, nor cultures that cannot be recognised. Mèliés’ art is the vision of cinema. It is with special pride that Infinite Statue presents "The Moon of Mèliés" made in a state of the art sculpture that recreates all the magic of a timeless icon.
Made in only 102 pieces entirely finished and painted by hand, and with generous dimensions, this creation can be displayed and hung. Thanks to the depression for hooks or nails on the back, and provided with special protection so it doesn’t graze the walls, you can show off this authentic collector’s item that has no precedent: never before has the maestro of science fiction film had such a beautiful object dedicated to him. Made in Limited Edition and individually numbered, this incredible sculpture will be the most longed for and loved item for any cinema fan and the fascinating world of the magic of the fantastic.
"Le Voyage dans la lune" was the first film to be recognised as humanitarian heritage by UNESCO in 2002.
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