Serge Bard

Detruisez-vous (The Silent Gun) (1968) Color BW, 55 min

Genre: Experimental

Detruisez-vous (with it's implacable subtitle The Silent Gun) was shot between March and April 1968. The title - A film shot in April 1968 - is written on a piece of cardboard, with well-deserved pride: Bard was one of the few at the time to exhibit such clairvoyance. (...) Detruisez-vous is, moreover, a "primitive" film which breaks all the rules of film-making. It's the first Zanzibar film (and predates the very naming of the movement), an attempt to make a film which defies the rules of production, the production line of commerce....

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