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Of Sport and Men

Directed by Hubert Aquin
Canada, 1961
Documentary, Sport

Synopsis

What compels these men to attack? Why do they get involved so entirely? What is sport?
In 1961, philosopher Roland Barthes collaborated with filmmaker Hubert Aquin to produce a film, for Canadian television, intended to reveal the poetics of sport and spectatorship.

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Of Sport and Men Directed by Hubert Aquin