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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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Storyline

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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Genres:

Documentary | Drama | War

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film's credits read as follows, with no roles attributed:

Alain Resnais

William Klein

Joris Ivens

Claude Lelouch

Jean-Luc Godard

Michèle Ray

Roger Pic

Marceline Loridan

Jacqueline Meppiel

Ragnar

Jean Ravel

Michel Fano

Andrea Haran

Christian Quinson

Philippe Captenant

Georges Aperghis

Valérie Mayoux

Anne Roux

Maurice Garrell

Bernard Fresson

Karen Blanguernon

Anne Bellec

K.S. Karol

Jacques Sternberg

Jean Lacoutre

François Maspero

Pierre Grunstein

Alain Franchet

Didier Beaudet

Jacques Bidou

Colette Leloup

Eric Pluet

Sylvette Baudrot

Marie-Louise Guinet

Willy Kurant

Ghislain Cloquet

Jean Boffety

Denis Clairval

Bruno Muel

Paul Bourron

Théo Robiché

Bernard Zitzermann

Alain Levent

Charles Bitsch

Emmanuel Mechuel

Kieu Tham

Antonie Bonfanti

Harald Maury

Harrik Maury

René Levert

Roger Monestrol

Agnès Varda

Florence Malraux

Chris Marker

Jean Larivière

Denis Goldschmidt

Ethel Blum

Michèle Bouder

et beaucoup d'autres techniciens, assistants et amis ont tourné ce film au cours de l'année 1967

pour affirmer, par l'exercise de leur métier, leur solidarité avec le peuple vietnamien en lutte contre l'aggression. 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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