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 Un été + 50

Un été + 50

A Feature film by Florence Dauman

Release in France : 19/10/2011

    Synopsis

    In 2008, an inventory of the materials, images and sounds that were not used in the definitive version of Chronique d’un été was made and the items digitized.

    This documentary consists of images unused until now, enriched by exciting interviews with people involved in the original film: Edgar Morin, Régis Debray, Jean-Pierre Sergent, Marceline Loridan-Ivens, and Nadine Ballot.

    Recorded in 2010, fifty years after Chronique d’un été was shot, this interviews invites us to a new reading of a work that contributed to changing the history of French cinema.

    Chronique d’un été was an audacious prototype. We cannot forget its rolling and determined approach, searching for a truth unfathomed until then, captured on the hop, anywhere and anyhow, thanks to the innovative alliance between the light Coutant-Mathot camera and the Nagra.

    A cornerstone of cinéma-vérité, wasn't  Chronique d’un été also the first making of, both witness and raw material, the very substance of film taking form as we watch?

    Un été + 50 would thus be the making of of a making of, the chronicle of a truth squared.

    Florence Dauman

    Participants (5)

    Production and distribution

    French distribution :

    Tamasa Distribution

    Photos (8)

    Full credits (4)

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    2011

    French release :

    19/10/2011

    Runtime :

    1 h 12 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    130.488

    Visa issue date :

    06/10/2011

    Approval :

    Rating restrictions :

    None