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CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER (BLU RAY) (FF/1.37:1/B&W)

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UPC:715515102919
Product Condition:New
Formats:BLU-RAY
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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