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The Human Pyramid (La Pyramide Humaine)

The Human Pyramid (La Pyramide Humaine) (1961)

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Anthropologist Jean Rouch directed this experimental film with a technique of "acting out," like in a classroom. He went to the Ivory Coast in Africa and visited a school that has a mix of white French students and black Africans then explained to them what they would be acting out and allowed them to improvise. Once his various scenarios are completed, the "actors" discuss their characters. Based on the knowledge they gain in performing the suggested pieces and in their analyses, the

Unrated,

Drama, Comedy

Jean Rouch

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Issues of ethnic and political identity quickly overlap with the eternal dramas of adolescent self-definition and romantic rivalry as the students knowingly turn the movie into a sort of self-made "West Side Story."

November 7, 2012 Full Review Source: New Yorker
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Foreign Titles

  • Die menschliche pyramide (DE)
  • Human Pyramid (La Pyramide Humaine), The (AU)
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