Doubleflag This film is in English, but it is also available in French.
Ce film est en anglais, mais il est également disponible en version française.

A Grin Without a Cat - 2 (90 mn)

Second part

The film features many interviews with French communist leaders, students, and sociologists. The Prague Spring of 1968 is featured, with footage of a Fidel Castro speech in which he explains his political support for the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia while questioning the legality of the action. Other sections deal with the rise of Salvador Allende, Minamata poisoning in Japan, and the Watergate Scandal in the US. There are many subtle references to cats throughout the film, as well as brief shots of raccoons.
A Grin Without a Cat is a 1977 French essay film by Chris Marker. It focuses on global political turmoil in the 1960s and '70s, particularly the rise of the New Left in France and the development of socialist movements in Latin America. Using the image of Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat, the film's title evokes a dissonance between the promise of a global socialist revolution (the grin) with its actual nonexistence.
The film's original French title is Le fond de l'air est rouge, which means "The essence of the air is red", and has a subtext similar to the English title, implying that the socialist movement existed only in the air

72h rental (VOD): €4.90 Gift Rent in VOD
The DVD: €24.95 Lefonddelairestrouge_jaq_small
Buy the DVD
Payment-cb Paiement sécurisé

Other English films

Caring for the Lagoon
The magnificent lagoon of Mayotte, an island in the Indian Ocean, is at the very heart of local life.

Caring for the Lagoon

The magnificent lagoon of Mayotte, an island in the Indian Ocean, is at the very heart of local life. The Mahorans are aware of this and try to protect it. From the wooded mountain top to the mangrove and into the sea, we came across dedicated men, women and children, turtles and sea cucumbers, right down to the vibrant coral reefs shimmering below in the turquoise water. 

Auroville, the golden bond
Auroville, a cosmopolitan town in India, has been named « the City of Dawn » four decades ago by the Mother, spiritual companion of Sri Aurobindo.

Auroville, the golden bond

Auroville, a cosmopolitan town in the South-East of India, has been named « the City of Dawn » four decades ago by the Mother, spiritual companion of the great indian sage Sri Aurobindo who dedicated his whole life to the evolution of consciousness. Nowadays, Auroville has 2200 inhabitants spread out into 100 communities.

The Devil's Water
In Bangladesh, 49 million people are currently contaminated by arsenic contained in the water they consume daily...

The Devil's Water

In Bangladesh, 49 million people are currently contaminated by arsenic contained in the water they consume daily. Not properly informed, abandoned and rejected, these people die in their villages in a total lack of concern.

© FilmsDocumentaires.com | Avec le soutien du CNC | Réalisation: Samuel Lebeau , Graphisme: Avantagegraphique.com | Conditions générales de ventes | Mentions légales