Title Le fond de l'air est rouge [videorecording] / Arte Video, Iskra, INA présentent ; avec le soutient du CNC ; Chris Marker ; production, ISKRA, INA, Dovidis ; montage et bande sonore, Chris. Marker ; English version produced by Lucia Films, London, Iskra Films, Paris.
Publication [United States] : Icarus Films Home Video, [2009]
Description 1 videodisc (180 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages)
4 3/4 in.
digital optical
video file
Call # DVD 909.826 G
System Req DVD; NTSC.
Note In French, English or German (with partial subtitles); Portuguese and Spanish subtitles (over French audio).
Videodisc release of the 1977 documentary.
Full screen presentation.
Special features included.
Performer Voices: Jim Broadbent, Cyril Cusack, Robert Kramer, François Maspero, Yves Montand, François Périer, Jorge Semprun, Simone Signoret.
Credits Production, Inger Servolin ... [et al.]; music, Luciano Berio.
Summary 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.
Contents Part one: Les mains fragiles = Fragile hands: 1: From Vietnam to Che's death ; 2: May 1968 and all that -- Part two: Les mains coupees = Severed hands: 1: From the Prague spring to the so-called "Union of the Left " in France ; 2: From Chile to - to what?
Audience Not rated.
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.
Experimental films.
Documentary films.
Addl. Author Marker, Chris, 1921-2012.
Broadbent, Jim.
Cusack, Cyril, 1910-1993.
Kramer, Robert, 1939-1999.
Maspero, François, 1932-
Montand, Yves, 1921-1991.
Périer, François.
Semprún, Jorge.
Signoret, Simone, 1921-1985.
Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003.
Arte Video (Firm)
Iskra Films.
Institut national de l'audiovisuel (France)
Dovidis (Firm)
Lucía Films.
Arte éditions (Firm)
Icarus Films Home Video.
Note Title on container and disc label: Grin without a cat
Standard # 854565001138

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