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Liberté Jean

Directed by Jean-Michel Carré
France, 1969


Jean is about to kill himself when the film begins. We then follow his last days, as he wanders through a mad city. Graduation work from La Fémis.

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Liberté Jean Directed by Jean-Michel Carré

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  • Rafael Fonseca's rating of the film Liberté Jean

    Graduation work from La Fémis: now this is possibly the best student work I have seen, teeming with euphoric anger. A fast masterpiece, Mr. Carré's half-hour reminds of Buñuel, Zulawski and Oliveira (there is shot almost identical to how Zulawski would later begin Cosmos - the character introducing himself to the camera, walking on a meadow, answering a question we didn't hear - [cont. in comments.]