The French as Seen by… (1988)

10/26/1988 (FR) WarDocumentaryDrama 1h 16m
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In 1988, Figaro magazine asked a few famous directors to direct a series of short movies to celebrate the 10 years of the revue. The movies have been released for the French revolution bicentenary. Includes: Werner Herzog's Les Gaulois, David Lynch's The Cowboy and the Frenchman, Andrzej Wajda's Proust contre la déchéance, Luigi Comencini's Pèlerinage à Agen, Jean-Luc Godard's Le dernier mot.

  1. Werner Herzog


  2. David Lynch


  3. Jean-Luc Godard


  4. Andrzej Wajda


  5. Luigi Comencini


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  1. Ève Ruggieri

    Ève Ruggieri

    Self - Host

  2. Jean Clemente

    (Segment "Les Français vus par Werner Herzo")

  3. Claude Josse

    (Segment "Les Français vus par Werner Herzo")

  4. Barbara Hendricks

    Barbara Hendricks

    Self - Interviewee

  5. Harry Dean Stanton

    Harry Dean Stanton

    (Segment "The Cowboy and the Frenchman")

  6. Frederic Golchan

    Frederic Golchan

    (Segment "The Cowboy and the Frenchman")

  7. Tracey Walter

    Tracey Walter

    (Segment "The Cowboy and the Frenchman")

  8. Jack Nance

    Jack Nance

    (Segment "The Cowboy and the Frenchman")

  9. Michael Horse

    Michael Horse

    (Segment "The Cowboy and the Frenchman")

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Original Title Les Français vus par

Status Released

Original Language French

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