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Chronicle of a Summer

(2004)
Not Yet Rated In Theaters 04/4/2004 , 90min.
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Plot & Details

Originally Chronique d'Un Ete, this black & white, 16-millimeter film is an exercise in cinema verite, conceived by an anthropologist/moviemaker (Jean Rouch) and a sociologist/movie critic (Edgar Morin). The all-amateur cast includes a black university student, a factory worker and a young holocaust survivor. Each is interviewed on a variety of current-events topics, and each is permitted to ramble on until the camera runs out of film. As a coda, the interviewees are seen talking among themselves, asking each other if they had been "acting" while on camera.

Telluride Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1998 Telluride Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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