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Far from Vietnam (1967)

Loin du Vietnam (original title)
Not Rated | | Documentary, Drama, War | 6 June 1968 (USA)
In seven different segments, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy and support for the North Vietnamese army during the Vietnam war.

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Jean-Luc Godard (segment), Chris Marker (supervising writer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anne Bellec Anne Bellec
Karen Blanguernon Karen Blanguernon
Bernard Fresson ... Claude Ridder
Maurice Garrel
Jean-Luc Godard ... Himself
Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh Ho ... Himself (archive footage)
Valérie Mayoux Valérie Mayoux
Marie-France Mignal Marie-France Mignal
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In seven different segments, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy and support for the North Vietnamese army during the Vietnam war. Written by <Hofman@tip.nl>

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Documentary | Drama | War

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French | English | Vietnamese | Spanish

Release Date:

6 June 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Far from Vietnam See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Right-wing extremists destroyed part of the Kinopanorama Cinema, and assaulted the manager, at avenue La-Motte-Piquet, Paris, while screening Far From Vietnam: 19th September 1967. See more »

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Referenced in Henri Langlois: The Phantom of the Cinémathèque (2004) See more »

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A movie that cannot be reduced to one point
13 October 2001 | by darko-1See all my reviews

If not for other reasons, this movie is notable especially for Godard's contribution, his dialogue with the camera. It may be considered as a starting "decentring" intervention into the field of colonial discourse, which produced visible consequnces for the concept of subjectivity.


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