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Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

Zidane, un portrait du XXIème siècle

France, Iceland, 2006
Avant-Garde, Documentary, Sport


Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait creates a real-time, far-reaching look at one of the greatest soccer players of the century: Zinédine Zidane.

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Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait Directed by Douglas Gordon, Philippe Parreno

Critics reviews

Though the glowering footballer proves to be an endlessly fascinating and photogenic muse, the true subject of the film—and of all works of cinema, whether or not they choose to address it—is time. Time elapsed, time remembered, time dictatorial and precious, time watched at 24 frames a second.
April 05, 2013
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