Acephale

Acephale

black and white, sound, 56 min
May '68 did split France down the middle. Acephale is one of the rare documents to be filmed from the point of view of 'the other France': the France that had had enough of the old way of life, that couldn't ...
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May '68 did split France down the middle. Acephale is one of the rare documents to be filmed from the point of view of 'the other France': the France that had had enough of the old way of life, that couldn't take it any longer, the France that demanded violence and escape. A film in exile, without a kingdom, in a city populated by the mad remnants of its citizens and of its myths (its religion in tatters). A film driven by a skinny prince: Laurent Condominas. This ascetic prince wanders aimlessly, lectures at a university, wanders again, meets other underfed individuals, plunges into the maze of the city, wanders again,...