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À propos de Nice (À propos de Nice) (1930)

Directed by


Written by
Jean Vigo Jean Vigo
(screenplay)
Boris Kaufman Boris Kaufman
screenplay


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A very good movie

1 year, 2 months ago at Apr 8 12:47
Since I kept hearing some pretty good things about this movie, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, I was actually quite blown away by the damned thing which turned out to be even better than I expected. I have to admit that I always wondered why Jean Vigo had such a strong reputation since the guy managed to direct only one full-length feature film and a few shorts but, after watching 3 of th... read more
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What starts off as a conventional travelogue turns into a satirical portrait of the town of Nice on the French Cote d'Azur, especially its wealthy inhabitants.
Tags: France (5), Documentary (5), Short (5), 1930s (4), Silent (2), 1930 (2), Comedy (1), B&w (1), Bw (1), Streaming (1), Raiplay (1)
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" Notes: I was actually quite blown away by the damned thing which turned out to be even better than I expected. I have to admit that I always wondered why Jean Vigo had such a strong reputation since the guy managed to direct only one full-length feature film and a few shorts but, after watching 3 of them (pretty much his whole filmography), I really understand why now. In this case, it is amazing how much emotion he managed to generate in me with what was supposed to be a rather rather harmles"


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" Notes: I was actually quite blown away by the damned thing which turned out to be even better than I expected. I have to admit that I always wondered why Jean Vigo had such a strong reputation since the guy managed to direct only one full-length feature film and a few shorts but, after watching 3 of them (pretty much his whole filmography), I really understand why now. In this case, it is amazing how much emotion he managed to generate in me with what was supposed to be a rather rather harmles"


johanlefourbe posted a review 1 year, 2 months ago

A very good movie

“Since I kept hearing some pretty good things about this movie, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, I was actually quite blown away by the damned thing which turned out to be even better than I expected. I have to admit that I always wondered why Jean Vigo had such a strong reputation since the guy managed to direct only one full-length feature film and a few shorts but, after watching 3 of them (pretty much his whole filmography), I really understand why now. In this case, it is amazing how much emotion he managed to generate in me with what was supposed to be a rather rather harmless travelogue about a touristic city on the French Rivera, with no story, no main characters and no dialogues. I know that many viewers focused on how it was satirical towards the wealthy people living in t” read more

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