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L'Atalante (1934)

Jean Vigo, the director of L’Atalante, has always had a certain mystique.

“The ranks of the great film directors are short on Keatses and Shelleys,” Andrew Johnston of the New York Times writes, “young artists cut off in their prime, leaving behind a handful of great works that suggest what might have been. 1,185 more words


Favorite Films: L'Atalante

Note: This post is in part a response to Robin Wood’s excellent essay on Jean Vigo’s L’Atalante, which I disagree with in some key respects. 1,166 more words

Correspondences 1

Jean Vigo, “Zero de Conduite” (1933)

Federico Fellini, “La Dolce Vita” (1960)

Johnnie To, “A Hero Never Dies” (1998)