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King Vidor États-Unis, 1934

Juan Pablo Hernández Dircio's rating of the film Notre pain quotidien

Breathtaking. I got the feeling, while watching the film, that I was witnessing the origin of civilizations, that I was witnessing its mythical foundation. The naivety of the protagonist is essential for the cohesion with the collectivity. The man born and raised in civilization is completely unaware of the complexity of its functioning, no matter how used is he to it. It seemed as if humanity was still so young.