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The seasons in Quincy : four portraits of John Berger

Author: John BergerTilda SwintonColin MacCabeChristopher RothBartek DziadoszAll authors
Publisher: [Brooklyn, New York] : [Distributed by] Icarus Films, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prolific artist, philosopher, writer, storyteller and 'radical humanist' John Berger is the focus of this vivid four-part cinematic portrait. In 1973, he moved from urban London to the tiny Alpine village of Quincy. The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger examines different aspects of Berger's life in this remote village in the Alps. In four seasonal chapters, the film combines ideas and motifs from his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Downloadable video
Named Person: John Berger; John Berger
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Berger; Tilda Swinton; Colin MacCabe; Christopher Roth; Bartek Dziadosz; University of Pittsburgh.; Icarus Films,
OCLC Number: 959235014
Notes: Title from title frames.
Originally produced by: the Derek Jarman Lab, ©2015.
Performer(s): John Berger, Tilda Swinton.
Description: 1 streaming video file (90 min.)
Contents: Ways of listening / directed by Colin MacCabe --
Spring / directed by Christopher Roth --
A song for politics / directed by Bartek Dziadosz and Colin MacCabe --
Harvest / directed by Tilda Swinton.
Other Titles: Four portraits of John Berger
Responsibility: the Derek Jarman Lab and the University of Pittsburgh present ; a film by Bartek Dziadosz, Colin MacCabe, Christopher Roth, Tilda Swinton.
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Prolific artist, philosopher, writer, storyteller and 'radical humanist' John Berger is the focus of this vivid four-part cinematic portrait. In 1973, he moved from urban London to the tiny Alpine village of Quincy. The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger examines different aspects of Berger's life in this remote village in the Alps. In four seasonal chapters, the film combines ideas and motifs from his work with the texture and history of his mountain home. Tilda Swinton, a longtime friend and collaborator, joins Berger for a frank and revealing conversation.

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The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger

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John Berger is an art critic, Booker Prize-winning novelist, painter, and poet. He was born in England, but has lived in Quincy in the French Alps for many years, and has written screenplays for French films. Tilda Swinton is an actress who first gained recognition for her work in the films of British...
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