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Land of Milk and Honey

Pierre Etaix

 
  • France
  • 1971
  • 76 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.66:1
  • French
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Pierre Etaix’s most radical film, and perhaps unsurprisingly the one that effectively ended his career in cinema, Land of Milk and Honey is a fascinating investigative documentary about post–May ’68 French society. In it, Etaix trains his discerning eye on idle summer vacationers, but the film has bigger fish to fry, asking pertinent questions about the sexualization of culture, class and gender inequality, media and advertising, and even architecture.

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DirectorPierre Etaix
Produced byPaul Claudon
CinematographyGeorges Lendi
EditorsMichael Lewin and Raymond Lewin

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The Return of Etaix

By David Cairns April 23, 2013

Who is Pierre Etaix and where has he been all your life? This is the story of a filmmaker who was vanished, banished, skipped over. It’s as if one of those invisible cubicles mimes are always . . . Read more »

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Film Essays

Etaix_top_current_thumbnail

The Return of Etaix

By David Cairns April 23, 2013

Who is Pierre Etaix and where has he been all your life? This is the story of a filmmaker who was vanished, banished, skipped over. It’s as if one of those invisible cubicles mimes are always . . . Read more »

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