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Animal House (1978): If...'s Clever But Reactionary American Remake

While Jean Vigo’s Zero for Conduct and Linsday Anderson’s If… are both highly regarded by cinophiles and students of radical politics, neither film is well-known in the United States. 1,456 more words


Zero for Conduct (1933) If...(1968)

While Lindsay Anderson’s film “If….”, the story of a violent rebellion at a fictional English boarding school, is usually considered a classic of the 1960s counterculture, it’s always left me feeling cold. 786 more words


L'Atalante (1934)

Directed By – Jean Vigo

Screenplay By – Jean Guinée, Albert Riéra & Jean Vigo

Cinematography By – Jean-Paul Alphen, Louis Berger & Boris Kaufman… 94 more words



Na última semana enumerei alguns nomes célebres do cinema francês dos anos 30, entre os quais o de JEAN VIGO, de quem falaremos hoje.

Jean Vigo nasceu a 26 de Abril em Paris, filho de um anarquista director de um jornal, que teve uma morte prematura na prisão, deixando o seu filho entregue às agruras da vida. 241 more words

Three from Jean Vigo


Jean Vigo’s debut film falls very much into his idea of “social cinema.” He was a leftist (specifically an anarchist with communistic leanings), which I’ll talk about in more detail later. 1,842 more words


A Propos de Nice (1930)

A Propos de Nice is a silent short film depicting the dichotomous and intersecting class struggle in Nice, France in 1930, the year before the Great Depression impacted the country.   249 more words