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Jean-Michel Arnold in Phantom of the Cinémathèque

Henri Langlois: Phantom of the Cinémathèque

2004 NR

Acclaimed filmmakers Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut, Claude Chabrol and others pay homage to the founder of the progressive Cinémathèque Française in this documentary that chronicles Henri Langlois's remarkable life. From the theater's early days in the 1930s and Langois's resistance of the Nazis to the Paris riots in the 1960s, this film captures the story of the passionate cinephile through interviews, archival footage and movie screenings.