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Le Fond de l'Air Est Rouge

  • Release Date: Dec 31, 1977
  • Runtime: 4 hr. 0 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Chris Marker

Synopsis

[[Performer~P101279~Chris Marker~chrismarker]]'s remarkable documentary about the rise and fall of the New Left in the 1960s and 1970s was originally released in 1977, but was reworked in 1993 in the wake of the Cold War's end and the collapse of the Soviet Union. A Grin Without a Cat (the idiomatic French title, Le Fond de l'Air Est Rouge, can be literally translated as "The Essence of the Air is Red") is divided into two parts. The first part, called "Fragile Hands," focuses on the emergence of leftist...more

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5.0

81 out of 100 Metascore®

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