Zero de conduite = Zero in conduct (TEFC)

France, 1933

Film
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Banned until 1945, this film has strong ties to surrealist films of the 1920’s. Vigo depicts the oppressive life in a French provincial boarding school and the eventual rebellion by the boys against the authority figures, symbolised in the famous pillow fight, the raising of the flag on the roof, the slow motion procession and the stylised crucifixion of the supervisor. Cinematography by Boris Kaufman, music by Maurice Jaubert.

Credits

producer/director

Jean Vigo

production company

Aqui-Film Production

Duration

00:44:00:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1933

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013711

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Foreign language films

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Surrealism in motion pictures

Crafts & Visual Arts → Surrealism in motion pictures

Foreign language films

Short films

Short films → Short films - France

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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