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La Commune (Paris, 1871) ()

La commune (Paris, 1871) (original title)
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In this war drama blurring the lines between documentary and fiction, the working class and the bourgeoisie of 19th century Paris are interviewed and covered on television, before and during... See more »

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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eliane Annie Adalto ...
Laundress
Pierre Barbieux ...
Child in Cour Popincourt
Bernard Bombeau ...
Baker
Maylis Bouffartigue ...
Marie-Louise Théron
Geneviève Capy ...
Doctor's wife
Anne Carlier ...
Laundress
Véronique Couzon ...
Marie-Louise Beauger
Piotr Daskiewicz ...
Polish Officer
Nicole Defer ...
Owner of dressmaking workshop & laundry
Patrick Dell'Isola ...
Emile Léonard Morterol
Jürgen Ellinghaus ...
Versailles Army Officer
Caroline Esnard-Benoit ...
Baker's wife
Roland Fontaine ...
Child in Cour Popincourt
Przermyslaw Galkiewicz ...
Polish Officer
Jean-Michel Gallois ...
Concièrge
Joachim Gatti ...
Joachim Rivière
Jean Giacinti ...
Adolphe Thiers
Virginie Guibbaud ...
Léontine Rombert
Armelle Hounkanin ...
Françoise Boidard
Catherine Humbert ...
Marguerite Lachaise, cantinière of 66th Battalion, National Guard
Steve Kreisler ...
Wickham Hoffmann (US Attaché)
Lucette Labreuil ...
Owner of Café Watrin
Michel Labreuil ...
Proprietor of Café Watrin
Rémy Le Champion ...
Policeman
Jean Legal ...
Doctor
Elisabeth Lemaitre ...
Pawnbroker
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Child in Cour Popincourt
Manon Lepage ...
Child in Cour Popincourt
Micheline Letourneur ...
Laundress
Béatrice Mandelbrot ...
Laundress
Elsy Mandelbrot ...
Convent school pupil
Leila Mandelbrot ...
Child in Cour Popincourt
Tilly Mandelbrot ...
Child in Cour Popincourt
Samy Nogaro ...
Émile Théron
Laurent Parisi ...
Policeman
Aurélia Petit ...
Blanche Capellier
Flora Pierre ...
Laundress (as M B 'Flora' Pierre)
Marek Przbyla ...
Polish Officer
Laurent Roth
Prune Sauvageot ...
Child in Cour Popincourt
Pascal Schiltz ...
Sailor
Dirk Sikorski ...
Anatole Cordier, 66ème
Zinedine Vergnaud ...
Child in Cour Popincourt
Gérard Watkins ...
Gérard Bourlet
Philippe Welsh ...
Le père
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Un réparateur de fusils de la garde nationale (uncredited)

Directed by

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Peter Watkins

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Agathe Bluysen ... ()
 
Peter Watkins ... ()

Cinematography by

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Odd-Geir Sæther

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Agathe Bluysen
Olivier Ferrari
Patrick Watkins
Peter Watkins

Production Design by

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Patrice Le Turcq

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Arnaud Guelle ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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Philippe Welsh ... assistant production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Vanessa Djian ... second assistant director
Romuald Weber ... assistant director

Art Department

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Jean-Noël Vincensini ... assistant art director

Sound Department

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Benoit Iwanesko ... boom operator (as Benoît Iwanesco)
Jean-François Priester ... sound
Sébastien Savine ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department

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Sébastien Courtain ... electrician
Bertrand Etienne ... assistant camera
Galatae Politis ... first assistant camera
Olivier Sargatal ... electrician

Other crew

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Julius Berg ... production assistant
Camille Brottes ... script supervisor
Julien Thévenot ... production assistant

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Plot Summary

A war drama film who merger between documentary and reportage and fiction which turned over common sense, a unique where people in the 19th century was interviewed and covered on television, many of them are working class but the bourgeoisie had not escaped from camera's observation, each recorded their speech and gestures even the revolt that led to extreme and radical and heartbreaking for the working class. One of the most important French film at 21st century. Written by Egi David Perdana

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Also Known As
  • La Commune (Paris, 1871) (United States)
  • La Commune (Paris, 1871) (United Kingdom)
  • Die Pariser Kommune (Germany)
  • Коммуна (Russia)
  • A kommün (Párizs, 1871) (Hungary)
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  • 345 min
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