propos de Nice (Nizza)
propos de Nice (Nizza) (1930)

A Propos de Nice was the first of pantheon French filmmaker Jean Vigo's four feature films. According to Vigo's legions of admirers, the film represents Life as the director truly perceived it: Not the steadily flowing river that… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 28, 1930
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AJ Verser
Half interesting, half boring.
Chris Browning
Jean Vigo's first film is a travelogue that employs many camera techniques, hard to believe this was his first film experience, to portray many satirical… More
Anthony Lawrie
propos de Nice is a kind of travelogue that starts in the style of Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera and ends in a Jean Cocteauesque political swing at… More
Emily B.
Vigo's document of Nice. Some brilliantly edited shots here, and bizarre (and suggestive!) camera angles. A fantastic short.
Eric Broome
No narrative story...just a montage of beach-side activities at Nice, plus a few delightful bits of surrealism (wow, that flash of nudity was a surprise). A… More