Chronicle of a Summer (1961) - Rotten Tomatoes

Chronicle of a Summer (1961)

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Ethnographer-filmmaker Jean Rouch and sociologist-film critic Edgar Morin interview people on the streets of Paris during the summer of 1960. Assisted by Marceline, Angelo, Marilou and Jean Pierre, the team talks with factory workers Jean and Jacques; students Regis, Celine, Jean-Marc, Nadine, Landry and Raymond; office workers Jacques and Simone; artists Henri, Madi and Catherine; and a model, Sophie.

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September 15, 2014 | Full Review…
New Yorker
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Audience Reviews for Chronicle of a Summer

Paris 1960 - Jean Rouch and Edgar Morin just made one of the most fascinated documentary of all time. As some might call it Cinema verite or Direct Cinema, the directors are not afraid to establish a certain atmosphere where the social actors can speak freely and naturally to create spontaneity. Highly recommend this film for documentary lovers out there!

Linda K. T.
Linda K. T.

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