Chronicle of a Summer DVD

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DVD release of this hugely influential and ground-breaking documentary film from leading French documentarist Jean Rouch.

Shot in Paris during 1960, Chronicle of a Summer is a fascinating result of a collaboration between filmmaker-anthropologist Jean Rouch and sociologist Edgar Morin. Through a series of interviews with real-life individuals the filmmakers produce a compelling film that questions the level of reality and truth in documentary filmmaking, as well as being a fascinating insight into 1960’s Parisian society.

With its use of handheld cameras and observational techniques, Chronicle of a Summer was a seminal influence of the cinema-verite movement of the 1960s and on many filmmakers since.

Contents:

  • Un été + 50 (Florence Daumon, 2011, 72 minutes): documentary on the making of Chronicle of a Summer featuring new interviews with the participants including Edgar Morin and Régis Debray.
  • Jean Rouch at the NFT (1978, 55 mins): audio recording of a lecture delivered by Jean Rouch on Dziga Vertov and Robert Flaherty’s influence on his work and that of his peers.

Cast and Crew: Directed by Jean Rouch (Paris Vu Par) and Edgar Morin 

Product Details

Actor:
  • Angelo,
  • Nadine Ballot,
  • Regis Debray,
  • Marceline Loridan Ivens,
  • Edgar Morin
Director:
  • Jean Rouch,
  • Edgar Morin
Region:
  • 2
Number of Discs:
  • 1
Main Language:
  • French
Subtitle Languages:
  • English

Run Time:
  • 87 mins approx.
Studio:
  • BFI
Theatrical Release Year:
  • 1961
Certificate:
  • 12

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