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Chronicle of a Summer - Criterion Collection

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Complete Title: Chronicle of a Summer
Synopsis: Few films can claim to be as influential to the course of cinema history as CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER. The fascinating result of a collaboration between filmmaker-anthropologist Jean Rouch (Moi, un noir) and sociologist Edgar Morin, this vanguard work of what Morin would term cinema verite is a brilliantly conceived and realized sociopolitical diagnosis of the early sixties in France. By simply interviewing a group of Paris residents in the summer of 1960--beginning with the provocative and eternal question "Are you happy?" and expanding to political issues, including the ongoing Algerian War--Rouch and Morin reveal the hopes and dreams of a wide array of people, from artists to factory workers, from an Italian emigre to an African student. CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER''S penetrative approach gives us a document of a time and place with extraordinary emotional depth.
Color: Black and White
Box Office: 0
Runtime: 91
Video Release Date: Feb 25, 2013
Director: Jean Rouch, Edgar Morin
Genre: Documentary
Studio: RLJ Entertainment
Original Release: 1961
Animated: Live-Action
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