Total Titles at Criticker: 14 - You've Seen 0
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Titles You Haven't Ranked (14)
Summary: Using the "You Are There" approach of earlier radio and TV days, Watkins has a male and female news team from "Commune TV" wandering through the poorest district of Paris inviting people to express their grievances against the state to the camera. While the people bitterly suffer because of the government's inept defeat at the hands of the Germans during the Franco-Prussian War, their anger inspires solidarity for them throughout Paris, and although they briefly rise up and seize power, they are brutally put down in the end. (IMDB Comments)
Fritänkaren (1994) - Direct-to-Video
Summary: In this faux documentary the workers of a Danish shipyard go on strike when they are supposed to assist in the building of an European U-boat fleet and kick off a chain of events that puts the government in distress. After a group of leftist militants kidnap a high ranking politician Denmark drowns in state-run terror.
Edvard Munch (1974) - TV Movie
Summary: Positing itself as a live documentary filmed between 1884-1894, director Peter Watkins' experimental biography of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch(played by Geir Westby) is an angst-ridden glimpse into the traumatic political and social conditions that birthed Munch's invention of Expressionism. Tracing Munch's rise to infamy, the film begins in Victorian-era Christiania (Oslo), where Munch spent his formative years with a family plagued by disease...
Culloden (1964) - TV Movie
The Forgotten Faces (1961) - Short Film