Chronicle Of A Summer (chronique D'un ÉtÉ)
Independent Films, Film Profiles
This landmark work, made with sociologist Edgar Morin, uses synch-sound technology to investigate Parisians' lives. Rouch's camera provokes people to reveal themselves. Chronicle ends with the protagonists viewing and critiquing the film, leaving Rouch and Morin alone to ponder their experiment in what Rouch dubbed cinéma vérité.
Year of Production: 1960
- Jean Rouch