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195 Ratings

La commune (Paris, 1871)

Directed by Peter Watkins
France, 2000
Drama, History, War


La Commune (Paris, 1871) is a drama about the Paris Commune. It is a historical re-enactment in the style of a documentary, and was shot in an abandoned factory on the outskirts of Paris. The large cast is mainly non-professional, including many immigrants from North Africa.

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La commune (Paris, 1871) Directed by Peter Watkins

Awards & Festivals

Village Voice Film Poll

2009 | Nominee: Best Film of the Decade

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2005 | Winner: Independent/Experimental Film and Video Award

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