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Directed by Jean Eustache

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    Directed by Jean Eustache • 1969 • France

    As political and social tumult rocked France in May and June of 1968, Jean Eustache used his first documentary to focus on persistent tradition, in the form of a centuries-old ceremony in his hometown of Pessac. Each year, Pessac’s civic leaders choose a...

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    Directed by Jean Eustache • 1971 • France
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    Before paying homage to his grandmother Odette Robert in the autobiographical MY LITTLE LOVES, Jean Eustache made NUMÉRO ZÉRO, a documentary portrait in which Robert answers questions about her diffic...

  • The Pig

    Directed by Jean Eustache and Jean-Michel Barjol • 1970 • France

    Jean Eustache returned to his hometown, the farming community of Pessac, to create this cinema-verité record of the ritual slaughter of a pig, codirected with Jean-Michel Barjol. The documentary captures in unflinching detail—and i...