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October 19, 2010  |  An Auteurist History of Film
The Films of Jean Vigo

Zero for Conduct. 1933. France. Directed, produced, written, and edited by Jean Vigo

Zero for Conduct. 1933. France. Directed, produced, written, and edited by Jean Vigo

These notes accompany the Jean Vigo Program on October 20, 21, and 22 in Theater 3.

October 5, 1934, the day Jean Vigo succumbed to tuberculosis and leukemia at twenty-nine years and six-months of age, may have been the most tragic day in film history (perhaps rivaled only by March 11, 1931, the day F. W. Murnau died in an auto accident). Vigo was the son of a fugitive anarchist and the father of one child, three short films, and one feature. Read more