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Thursday, June 13 2013

'Chronicle of a Summer' Is a Dazzling, Shot-from-the-Hip Mini-Masterpiece

Rouch and Morin's engrossing and powerful French sociological documentary is a fine example of cinéma vérité, and it changed the course of non-fiction filmmaking forever.


Thursday, March 14 2013

An Influential Verité Documentary: 'Chronicle of a Summer'

Sociologist Edgar Morin and anthropologist/filmmaker Jean Rouch raise questions about documentary truth and reality in Chronicle of a Summer.


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