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No Intenso Agora (2017)

A personal essay which analyses and compares images of the political upheavals of the 1960s. From the military coup in Brazil to China's Cultural Revolution, from the student uprisings in Paris to the end of the Prague Spring.
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Between 1966 and 1968, the world was faced with revolutionary movements in France, Czechoslovakia, Brazil and China. While their success was limited, the people who took part and devoted themselves to the cause came away with life-defining experiences, the kind they would find hard to reproduce throughout the rest of their lives. Written by Tributary Stu

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Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

31 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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Burzliwe teraz See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$5,565, 4 February 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$19,018, 22 April 2018
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1.33 : 1
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DOCUMENTING A CULTURAL REVOLUTION: SALLES'S "NO INTENSO AGORA"
12 April 2018 | by babyjaguarSee all my reviews

This documentary pieces together (via found footage) amateur filmmaking from Brazil, China, Czechoslovakia and France to bracket the years of 1966 to 1968. It documents the protests in these countries looking at the working conditions, class divisions and civil disobedience amongst a young generation that ignited a late 60's social consciousness.

It results in a visual melancholy of nostalgic imagery from hand held 16mm and Super 8 cameras, sometimes with no sound ranging from tender moments of family life to moments after major street violence erupted, people trying to gather themselves.

Salles gives the viewer a historic timeline by splicing amateurish shot footage in between actual snippets of news reel interviews, radio spots with presidents and critical thinkers of the time like Jean-Paul Sartre.

This documentary reminds us of a time before the usage of social media activism and iPhone apps to document life around us.


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