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La commune [videorecording] : [Paris 1871] / 13 Production, Arte France, Musée d'Orsay & Institut National de l'Audiovisuel with support from Ministère des Affaires Etrangèers, Conseil Général de Senne St. Denis, Sofica Cofimage, Procrep, Centre National de la Cinématographie, a First Run/Icarus Films release ; a film by Peter Watkins ; [director, Peter Watkins].

Watkins, Peter, 1935- (Added Author). Sæther, Odd Geir, 1941- (Added Author). First-Run Features (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Oliver Wolcott Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield DVD DOC LA (Text to phone) 36123149248864 Adult New DVD Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Special feature: Disc 3: "The universal clock: the resistance of Peter Watkins" (76 min. ; color ; closed-captioned ; English & French dialogue with English sustitles); discussion guide; Peter Watkins biography.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Odd Geir Saether ; editors, Peter Watkins, Agathe Bluysen & Patrick Watkins.
Summary, etc.:
Explores that famous, brief, romantic, and tragic period when poor and working-class Parisians rose up against the "bourgeois" French national government, which fled the capital and re-established itself in Versailles. As the historical drama unfolds, it is also "covered" by two television news crews - one from "National TV Versailles" which broadcasts the official version and the other from "Commune TV," giving voice to the rebellious Communards.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
French dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject: Commune de Paris (France : 1871) > Drama.
Working class > France > Paris > Drama.
Poor > France > Paris > Drama.
Revolutions > France > Paris > Drama.
Feature films.
Historical films.

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