Three Popular Films By Jean-Pierre Gorin (Eclipse Series 31)
- Rated UNR
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 1/17/2012
Filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin, widely known for his early-seventies collaborations with Jean-Luc Godard in the Dziga Vertov Group, established his singular voice with this trio of accomplished, fascinating, and nontraditional documentaries, made in Southern California after his relocation there. Set includes: Poto and Babengo (1980/73 min.), a compelling visit with two young San Diego twins who have invented their own language; Routine Pleasures (1986/79 min.), the story of a group of model train enthusiasts in Del Mar with a meditation on the work of critic and painter Manny Farber, and My Crasy Life (1992/98 min.), an expectation-shredding exploration of a Samoan gang in Long Beach. 3 DVDs. Color-b&w/NR/fullscreen.
|Run Time:||250 minutes|