Jean Vigo

Zéro de conduite

Zéro de conduite

So effervescent and charming that one can easily forget its importance in film history, Jean Vigo’s enormously influential portrait of prankish boarding-school students is one of cinema’s great acts of rebellion. Based on the director’s own experiences as a youth, Zéro de conduite presents childhood as a time of unfettered imagination and brazen rule-flouting. It’s a sweet-natured vision of sabotage made vivid by dynamic visual experiments—including the famous, blissful slow-motion pillow fight.

Film Info

  • Jean Vigo
  • France
  • 1933
  • 44 minutes
  • Black & White
  • 1.19:1
  • French

Available In

Collector's Set

The Complete Jean Vigo

The Complete Jean Vigo

Blu-Ray Box Set

1 Disc


Collector's Set

The Complete Jean Vigo

The Complete Jean Vigo

DVD Box Set

2 Discs


Zéro de conduite
Jean Dasté
Robert Le Flon
Perrain (Old Tightass)
Blanchar, a.k.a. Du Verron
General supervisor (Beanpole)
Léon Larive
M. Viot
Madame Émile
Ma Beans
Louis de Gonzague-Frick
Government prefect
Louis Lefebvre
Gilbert Pruchon
Coco Golstein/Constantin Kelber
Gérard de Bédarieux
Louis Berger
Henri Storck
Jean Vigo
Jean Vigo
Albert Riéra
Henri Storck
Pierre Merle
Director of photography
Boris Kaufman
Operator assistant
Louis Berger
Dialogue by
Charles Goldblatt
Maurice Jaubert
Jean Vigo

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