The film critic, Aaron Cabañas, presents L’Été, the first film from Marcel Hanoun's quadriptych, Les Saisons, set in France in May 1968. In this film, which addresses issues such as individual freedom and political commitment, the cineaste intentionally reveals, for the first time, the narrative device or mechanisms that allow him to create cinema, as if to emphasise the fact that it's fictional.
L’Été, Marcel Hanoun, France, 1968, 35mm, 64 min
This film was available until 31 August 2022. Digital copy courtesy of Re:voir.
Special thanks to the Catalan Association of Film Criticism and Writing (ACCEC). Xcèntric Focus header clip fragment courtesy of Laida Lertxundi (Farce Sensationelle, 2009).