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A grin without a cat / Arte Editions ; directed by Chris Marker.

Marker, Chris, 1921-2012 (Added Author). Broadbent, Jim. (Added Author). Cusack, Cyril, 1910-1993 (Added Author). Kramer, Robert, 1939-1999 (Added Author). Maspero, Francʹois, 1932- (Added Author). Montand, Yves, 1921-1991 (Added Author). Perier, Francʹois. (Added Author). Semprún, Jorge. (Added Author). Signoret, Simone, 1921-1985 (Added Author). Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003 (Added Author). Arte éditions (Firm) (Added Author). Icarus Films Home Video. (Added Author).

An overview of the worldwide political upheavals during the Sixties and Seventies. Interweaves footage from the Vietnam War and the antiwar protests in the U.S., May '68 in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Salvador Allende and the coup in Chile, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, et alia. Contains official images, film clips, news coverage trims and neglected reels.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (180 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages)
  • Publisher: [United States] : Icarus Films Home Video, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released in 2001; container states 1977.
Special feature: a 16-page booklet with text by Chris Marker, including the essay Sixties, written May, 2008.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one: Fragile hands: 1: From Vietnam to Che's death ; 2: May 1968 and all that -- Part two: Severed hands: 1: From the Prague spring to the so-called "Union of the Left " in France ; 2: From Chile to - to what?
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Chris Maker ; music, Luciano Berio.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: Jim Broadbent, Cyril Cusack, Robert Kramer, Fran©ʹois Maspero, Yves Montand, Fran©ʹois P©♭rier, Jorge Semprun, Simone Signoret.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen (1.33:1), NTSC.
Language Note:
English, French or German version (with partial subtitles), Portuguese and Spanish subtitles (over French audio).
Subject: Nineteen sixties.
Nineteen seventies.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Protest movements.
Czechoslovakia > History > Intervention, 1968.
Allende Gossens, Salvador, 1908-1973.
Guevara, Che, 1928-1967.
Debray, Régis.
Castro, Fidel, 1926-2016.
Genre: Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.

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