La Commune (Paris, 1871)

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La Commune (Paris, 1871)

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La Commune (Paris, 1871)

Release Date: July 03, 2003

Year    :   2003
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   War, Drama, History
Production Companies    :   13 Productions, La Sept-Arte, Musée d'Orsay
Director    :   Peter Watkins
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Peter Watkins, Agathe Bluysen
RunTime    :   345 mins.

We are in the year 1871. A journalist for Versailles Television broadcasts a soothing and official view of events while a Commune television is set up to provide the perspectives of the Paris rebels. On a stage-like set, more than 200 actors interpret characters of the Commune, especially the Popincourt neighbourhood in the XIth arrondissement. They voice their own thoughts and feelings concerning the social and political reforms. The scenes consist mainly of long camera takes.

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