Abstract

Vigo’s speech at the launch of À propos de Nice can be seen as the first statement on what came to be known as the committed documentary. Using Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí’s Un chien andalou as an exemplar, Vigo goes on to argue for a form of committed documentary that strips away the falsities of newsreels and allows the fi lmmaker’s subjectivity and beliefs to be the guiding principle behind his or her work.

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Additional Information

ISBN
9780520957411
Related ISBN
9780520276741
MARC Record
OCLC
894795921
Pages
504
Launched on MUSE
2014-11-08
Language
English
Open Access
No
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