Chronique d'un été

Overview

Originally Chronique d'Un Ete, this black & white, 16-millimeter film is an exercise in cinema verite, conceived by an anthropologist/moviemaker (Jean Rouch) and a sociologist/movie critic (Edgar Morin). The all-amateur cast includes a black university student, a factory worker and a young holocaust survivor. Each is interviewed on a variety of current-events topics, and each is permitted to ramble on until the camera runs out of film. As a coda, the interviewees are seen talking among themselves, asking each...
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Overview

Originally Chronique d'Un Ete, this black & white, 16-millimeter film is an exercise in cinema verite, conceived by an anthropologist/moviemaker (Jean Rouch) and a sociologist/movie critic (Edgar Morin). The all-amateur cast includes a black university student, a factory worker and a young holocaust survivor. Each is interviewed on a variety of current-events topics, and each is permitted to ramble on until the camera runs out of film. As a coda, the interviewees are seen talking among themselves, asking each other if they had been "acting" while on camera.
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Special Features

Un Été + 50 (2011), A Seventy-Five-Minute Documentary Featuring Outtakes From The Film, Along With New Interviews With Codirector Edgar Morin And Some Of The Film's Participants Archival Interviews With Codirector Jean Rouch And Marceline Loridan, One Of The Film's Participants New Interview With Anthropology Professor Faye Ginsburg, The Orginizer Of Several Rouch Retrospectives
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/26/2013
  • UPC: 715515102919
  • Original Release: 1960
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  • Source: Criterion
  • Region Code: A
  • Aspect Ratio: Academy Aperture (1.37:1)
  • Presentation: Black & White / Mono
  • Sound: monaural
  • Language: Français
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 3,469

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Edgar Morin
Jean Rouch
Technical Credits
Edgar Morin Director
Jean Rouch Director
Raoul Coutard Cinematographer
Jean-Jacques Tarbes Cinematographer
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