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Farrebique

  • Release Date: Jul 20, 1946
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign
  • Director:Georges Rouquier

Synopsis

Farrebique, the first feature-length effort of French documentary filmmaker Georges Rouqier, is widely regarded as his finest film. Rouqier concentrates on a single French farm family, following them through the four seasons. As in the works of Robert Flaherty, the human characters and the land surrounding them are "one", and Rouqier never misses an opportunity to parallel their lives with the eons-old phases of nature. The final symbolic images of Spring, achieved through time-lapse photography, are...more

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