L’Atalante

  L'Atalante France (1934) Dir. Jean Vigo After dipping my toes into the unique world of the tragic avant-garde French director Jean Vigo via his short films, it is time to dive in head first with his only feature length film, L’Atalante. Debuting just weeks before Vigo’s death aged 29 from TB, the film was … Continue reading L’Atalante

The Jean Vigo Short Film Collection

The Jean Vigo Short Film Collection France (1930-33) Dir. Jean Vigo A name that will have bypassed many except the hardened cinephiles, Jean Vigo was a prodigious talent whose short life - he died aged 29 in 1934 from tuberculosis - and even shorter filmography have proven to be hugely influential on New Wave filmmakers. … Continue reading The Jean Vigo Short Film Collection