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La Commune

2000 Rated NR 2hr 44m

Director Peter Watkins tells the story of the historic Paris Commune of 1871, whose members formed a spontaneous revolutionary government to challenge the established order during the Franco-Prussian War. The docudrama re-creates the events, inserting dueling modern-day camera crews to tell both sides of this important moment in history, one following the revolutionary movement, the other bowing to the official party version.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access. This film spans two discs; both discs will be shipped to you simultaneously--the total runtime is 5 hrs 45 mins.