About

We are in the year 1871. A journalist for Versailles Television broadcasts a soothing and official view of events while a Commune television is set up to provide the perspectives of the Paris rebels. On a stage-like set, more than 200 actors interpret characters of the Commune, especially the Popincourt neighbourhood in the XIth arrondissement. They voice their own thoughts and feelings concerning...

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Directed by

Peter Watkins

Written by

Peter Watkins (Writer)
Agathe Bluysen (Writer)

Runtime

345 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

paris france uprising france fake documentary anarchism versailles paris year 1871 army vs civilians

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