CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER

Jean Rouch and Edgard Morin
Festivals / Awards

Cannes Film Festival:

– International Critics’ Prize 1961

– Official Selection 2011 (restored version)

Original title : Chronique d'un été
Documentary| 1961 | 90'
Director: Jean Rouch and Edgard Morin
Countries of production : France
Cast: Jean Rouch, Edgar Morin, Marceline Loridan-Ivens, Jean-Pierre Sergent, Nadine Ballot, Régis Debray
4/3 - B&W - HD - French

A landmark in French film history. Paris is subjected to revelatory sociological scrutiny, and the limits of the purely documentary chronicle are tested by radical filmmakers all too aware of their camera’s inevitable fictionalization of the summer scenes they are studying.

 

Credits
  • Production: Argos Films (Anatole Dauman and Philippe Lifchitz)