Robert Frank: C'est vrai! (One Hour) by Robert FrankRobert Frank: C'est vrai! (One Hour) by Robert Frank

Robert Frank: C'est vrai! (One Hour)

Photographed byRobert Frank

Hardcover | April 1, 2007

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C'est vrai! (One Hour) is a single-take of Robert Frank and actor Kevin O'Connor walking and riding in the back of a minivan through lower Manhattan. Shot between 3:45 and 4:45 p.m. on July 26, 1990, it appears to document a journey, but this little and little-known book, first issued by Hanuman in 1992, reveals it to have had a script (by Frank and his assistant, Michal Rovner) and enough actors (27) and crew to fill two pages of credits. Frank also acknowledges that a conversation heard in a diner is written by Mika Moses, but that Peter Orlovsky's crucial plot-turning lines, intercepted by Frank roughly halfway through the hour, in front of the Angelika Cinema on Houston Street, are "total improvisation." C'est Vrai is published as a part of a long-term program to re-issue all of Frank's works; the film will also be issued as a DVD within Robert Frank: The Complete Film Works.
Title:Robert Frank: C'est vrai! (One Hour)Format:HardcoverDimensions:88 pages, 6 × 4 × 0.68 inPublished:April 1, 2007Publisher:Steidl The MastersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3865213642

ISBN - 13:9783865213648

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