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IDFA - Le joli mai + Doc Talk

In May 1962, the Algerian war of independence came to an end. It was the first time in 23 years that France wasn’t involved in an international conflict. With this film—in which he turned his unique gaze on his home country of France for the first time—Chris Marker achieved a remarkable piece of cinema verité.

Inspired by Jean Rouch's pioneer Chronicle of a Summer, Marker and his cameraman Pierre Lhomme take to the streets of Paris with a lightweight camera. They interview laborers, small businessmen, soldiers, priests, immigrants and students, who talk about what keeps them busy, what makes them happy and how they see their place in society. Of course the recent episode in French-Algerian history also comes up.

Marker’s lyric commentary, spoken by actor Yves Montand, lends the film an extra dimension without forcing an interpretation on the viewer or depriving the interviewees of their dignity. Dedicated to “the happy many,” the film is a meaningful sociological mosaic, composed of the opinions of Parisians from all walks of life.

Nicolas Rapold talks with co-director and cameraman Pierre Lhomme about this cinema vérité classic.

(IDFA)

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Exhibition - Locus: Apichatpong Weerasethakul - Cao Guimarães
 

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regular€10,-
discount€8,50
friends of EYE€7,50
children up to 11 yrs old€7,50
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free (surcharge may apply)

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EYE is right opposite Amsterdam Central station on the north side of the river IJ. EYE is reached easily with the free ferry which sails 24/7, we are also easily accessible by car.

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The film you are looking for was shown in EYE in a past programme.
Sorry we can’t help you out. But as a lover of classics, genre and arthouse film we invite you to have a look at what is on view now.
Program a-z