Drama

The National Gallery is collaborating with the London Film School on 'Transcriptions: LFS Shorts', an innovative new project which involves second term students producing short 3-4 minute films inspired by the Gallery’s collection as part of their course.

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From the film-maker:

 

On first viewing the painting I was mostly drawn toward the subject matter. The painting features the Son of M. Le Noir making a house of cards. The prospect of an individual amusing themselves with something as simple as a packet of cards was very appealing to me so I went about constructing a story along a similar theme. The house of cards within the painting has been said to symbolise the fragility of human endeavor, another theme that I wished to explore within my film.

 

Jon Stanford

  

A piece inspired by Jean-Simeon Chardin, The House of Cards ,about 1736-7

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