- Number of Discs: 2
- Run Time: 2 hours, 43 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: August 30, 2011
- Originally Released: 2011
- Label: Criterion
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Even among cinema's greatest legends, Jean Vigo stands alone. The son of a notorious anarchist, Vigo had a brief but brilliant career making poetic, lightly surrealist films before his life was cut tragically short by tuberculosis at age twenty-nine. Like the daring early works of his contemporaries Jean Cocteau and Luis Bunuel, Vigo's films refused to play by the rules. This set includes all of Vigo's titles: A propos de Nice, an absurdist, rhythmic slice of life from the bustling coastal city of the title; Taris, an inventive short portrait of a swimming champion; Zero de conduite, a radical, delightful tale of boarding-school rebellion that has influenced countless filmmakers; and, of course, L'Atalante, widely regarded as one of cinema's finest achievements, about newlyweds beginning their life together on a canal barge. These are the endlessly witty, visually adventurous works of a pivotal film artist.
A propos de Nice, 1930, 23 min, B&W, Silent, 1.33:1
Taris, 1931, 9 min, B&W, Mono, In French with English subtitles, 1.19:1
Zero de conduite, 1933, 44 min, B&W, Mono, In French with English subtitles
L'Atalante, 1934, 85 min, B&W, Mono, In French with English subtitles, 1.33:1
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- Sales Rank: 114,492
- UPC: 715515084918
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