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Title A grin without a cat [videorecording] / Arte Editions ; directed by Chris Marker.

Published [United States] : Icarus Films Home Video, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 videodisc (180 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 p.)
Notes Documentary.
Originally released in 2001; container states 1977.
Special feature: a 16-page booklet with text by Chris Marker, including the essay Sixties, written May, 2008.
Title from container.
Contents Part one Fragile hands 1 From Vietnam to Che's death 2 May 1968 and all that -- Part two Severed hands 1: From the Prague spring to the so-called "Union of the Left " in France 2 From Chile to - to what?
Credits Editor, Chris Maker ; music, Luciano Berio.
Performers Voices: Jim Broadbent, Cyril Cusack, Robert Kramer, François Maspero, Yves Montand, François Périer, Jorge Semprun, Simone Signoret.
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.
System notes DVD, full screen (1.33:1), NTSC.
Language notes English, French or German version (with partial subtitles), Portuguese and Spanish subtitles (over French audio).
Other author Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003.
Broadbent, Jim.
Cusack, Cyril, 1910-1993.
Kramer, Robert, 1939-1999.
Marker, Chris, 1921-
Maspero, François, 1932-
Montand, Yves, 1921-1991.
Périer, François.
Semprún, Jorge.
Signoret, Simone, 1921-1985.
Arte Editions (Firm)
Icarus Films Home Video (Firm)
Subject Allende Gossens, Salvador, 1908-1973.
Castro, Fidel, 1926-
Debray, Régis.
Guevara, Ernesto, 1928-1967.
Nineteen seventies.
Nineteen sixties.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Czechoslovakia -- History -- Intervention, 1968.
Documentary films
Feature films
Historical films
Standard Number 854565001138
Publisher Number 00113 Icarus Films Home Video