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Wind from the East (1970)

Le vent d'est (original title)
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Le ranger nordiste
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La révolutionnaire
Cristiana Tullio-Altan ...
La jeune bourgeoise
Allen Midgette ...
L'Indien
José Varela ...
La guide
Paolo Pozzesi ...
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Götz George ...
Soldat
Glauber Rocha
Fabio Garriba
Enzo Porcelli ...
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Milvia Deanna Frosini
Mario Jannilli
Federico Boido ...
(as Ryck Boyd)
Aldo Bixio
Daniel Cohn-Bendit
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Godard's lost masterpiece
21 May 1999 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

I saw a tatty 16mm print of this lost work of Godard's "engaged" period as a freshman in college in an empty theatre. The memory of it remains fresh--WIND FROM THE EAST struck me as Godard's most uniquely beautiful picture. A melding of tactics seminar and an overview of the history of the Western, the movie joins Godard's two great passions--cinema and politics--in a more harmonic convergence than he ever achieved elsewhere, as if Chou En-Lai collaborated with Mozart on rewrites of "The Abduction from the Seraglio."


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