Film 97 in the “1001 Films to See Before You Die” is 1933’s “Zero for Conduct”. Or as it’s known in France “Zéro de conduite”. Subtitled as “Young Devils in College” (despite not being in college) this Jean Vigo short film is 41 minutes long and looks at four schoolboys who are in boarding school who team up to take over the school. 579 more words
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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