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Den sommaren is a movie starring Peter Beard, Lee Radziwill, and Jacqueline Kennedy. Montauk, East Hampton, New York, 2016. Peter Beard discusses his work as a photographer, artist and diarist before reminiscing about his attempt to...

Other Titles
Cet été-là, In jenem Sommer (2017), Tuo kesä, Den Sommer, That Summer
Running Time
1 hours 20 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Göran Olsson
Actors
Jacqueline Kennedy, Peter Beard, Caroline Kennedy, Lee Radziwill
Country
Sweden, Denmark, USA
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Montauk, East Hampton, New York, 2016. Peter Beard discusses his work as a photographer, artist and diarist before reminiscing about his attempt to make a documentary in the summer of 1972 with his friend Lee Radziwill (younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis), focusing on their childhood and the 20th- century history of East Hampton.

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Gregory Sims

I don't get why the critical reaction was so harsh. Maybe the topic is so taboo that a little taboo humor is totally appropriate. Maybe it's not enough for them to see this as a feminist statement or a racial commentary, because it's just another "we're here to talk about family, we don't need to analyze the racial aspect of it" type of film. Maybe they're just very well versed in their politics, and aren't interested in discussing the relationship between family and the state. This film is not for everyone, and if you think you can handle a few black jokes, this is not the film for you. If you're an open-minded film-lover who's in for a good laugh, and you don't mind a little social commentary, you'll probably enjoy this film.

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Julie K.

The reason I'm writing this comment is because I saw a Swedish documentary on this very subject (about the word "negroni"). The documentary is not an "expose", and it's not about political bias. It's about the negative influence that a small-scale industry can have on a small-scale community, and how such a small community is affected by it. This small community is Blackwood, in the U.K. I am not even American. It's not a factory town, and it's not a poor community. It's a small town in England. It's surrounded by a lot of other small towns. It's a beautiful place. There are lots of English pubs and cafes and other places. It's an incredible place. But it is also a very bad place. The factory is not an isolated place. There are people working there. And the factory's management is not an isolated person. It's the same for all the other people working there. They also have a very strong influence on the local people. When I was there, there was a woman who was actually the secretary of the factory. She would go around in town telling people that the factory is good for the local people. But in reality, she did this only for herself. The main reason she was so friendly was because she knew that the factory was very nice to her. It wasn't because she wanted to get money from the factory, but because she wanted to get the company's favor. She also had the power to close the factory down, and to make the workers leave. In fact, she actually shut down the factory. And in the next few years, a lot of Blackwood people died from pollution, diseases, and from starvation. A lot of people just left the town and moved to the countryside, because there were no jobs. The factories became closed and closed again. And the same people who closed the factories also closed the hospitals and the schools. It became an extremely poor place. That's why a small group of people in Blackwood actually created a word to protect the town from the factory. They called it "negroni" (little negroni). They didn't use the English word "negroni", but they called it that because it was the Blackwood word, and they had that power, and they decided that they should protect the town from the factory. And so, a little group of people got their name back. They also got the power to close the factory down. And this factory became a model for other factories. In fact, a lot of other factories started opening in other countries. And these factories didn't have the power to shut down. They still had the power to close down. But this small group of people took a small group of people who owned the factory to court. They also decided that the factory should be destroyed. In fact, it was destroyed, and this factory became a symbol for the movement against pollution, which became a very powerful movement in England. They built the first environmental center in Britain, which was actually a real environmental center. The factories that opened in other countries were also built in Britain, and they were all closed down. They were very effective. The industries in these countries didn't have the power to shut down. They were still strong, but they were all closed down. And now these factories are closed down, and these factories have become obsolete. The amount of pollution that these factories produced was really massive. The levels of pollution were higher than they have been in the last years. And the factories were still producing, but they are so much more efficient now

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Christopher C.

The film, the origin of a viral story, starts with the children of a London borough sharing their stories. A little boy (Nathan Phillips), a girl (Emily Sisson), and an older boy (Jacek Krejci) are the subject of the documentary, but they aren't alone. Many people share their stories with us, but the focus is on the children. The story of the 'little brook' is something that is repeated often, and it has been talked about in the past, but until now. In the end of the film, we see a still of the original photo that created the viral story, and the sentiment is summed up, "it was just a brook." The film is also just as good as the story. The films covers the whole spectrum of children, from a 6 year old in a mobile home, to a 15 year old teenager, to a 10 year old girl. The stories are very different, some are very sad, others are very funny, and there are stories from both boys and girls. Some of the stories have changed a lot, but this doesn't stop them from being funny. The images that were taken in the different locations are really wonderful. The videos are nice, and really represent how children think. The children themselves are very good actors, and the voice actors are also good. I recommend this film to everyone, but not everyone will like it. I would say that everyone will enjoy this film. But if you're looking for a documentary about the children, I would recommend instead to watch the documentary called 'I Know What You Did Last Summer', which is about teenage girls who commit suicide because they have lost their virginity.

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Amy P.

If the story were more gripping, the actors would have been great, but it isn't. The story is linear, not necessarily a bad thing, but I can't say I really enjoyed the movie. It is definitely interesting and the cinematography is excellent. Unfortunately, the story is weak. The story is set in the 70's and I don't think it is a stretch to assume that the people would know a little something about how the world was in the 70's. The movie may as well have been in the 20's or 30's. I think it was like a late night drive through a forest. It is very well shot and there is a lot of the usual German equipment and clothing. The movie does not come close to anything from the 60's or 70's.

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Sean

Well I can understand why some people would not like this film. There is no doubt that this is very serious. I have to admit that I have been in that position at some point in my life. I felt like it was a shame that people were being treated so badly. I have seen people killed for everything from stealing their neighbor's kids to making a political speech. This film gives a real-life account of what is really going on in the society. There is no question that this is an extremely depressing story. I would recommend to watch it at least once just to be able to feel how they feel.

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Judy Lawrence

Just watched this documentary again, after many years. I was shocked at how incredibly successful some of the things it tried to do. The editing was quite poor in places and some of the interviews felt like a recap of stuff I had already seen, but not really anything new. I don't know what was really going on in the studios or on the set, but the documentary really failed to tell us anything new. I am happy to say, the music and the photos of the studio did the trick for me, and I would have liked to see a little more of it. I felt the same way about "Planetarium" and the music from "The City Of The Savant". My only other complaint about this documentary is the length. I'm not sure if it was necessary to show the film all in one movie, but it was so long that it did not give me the opportunity to really get to know the people involved in the making of it. I think it would have helped the audience understand the people and what they were trying to achieve. In conclusion, I think it is a good documentary that probably will make you a little more interested in music production, but if you are looking for a "behind the scenes" look at the music industry, then I would not recommend it.

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Kathy B.

I wasn't aware of this documentary before seeing it, but I'd read a lot about it. And what an impact this documentary has made on me. I've never seen so many good and relevant points on climate change. It's not an easy subject to address, but if you don't know anything about it, then you can only view this film with a biased point of view. This is not a documentary about climate change, it's about what can be done to make a difference. You can only feel that if you know something about climate change. There are also two sides of the same coin, which I don't think we know much about. This film is not only about climate change, but also about the energy system. It's about how many people don't understand what is happening and why it's happening. The energy system is changing and that's not natural. They are changing how we are using energy and where we are going to put it. This film is great and it has changed my outlook about energy. I didn't know anything about it before and now I know it's happening. Also, the information that is included in this film is great and can be beneficial to everyone. There is a lot of information and I think you can learn something. It's a must watch!

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Austin Lynch

I have had this movie on my list for quite some time. A good friend of mine recommended it and I finally decided to take the plunge and watch it. So, let's start with the good. The photography and cinematography are spectacular. I can imagine that it was not easy to capture the breathtakingness of the South of France in the late 1800s, but director Martin Roach managed to capture it very well. The fact that the camera is made out of the body of a donkey, gives it an air of realism and the film does not feel fake at all. The setting, too, is very well done. The film follows the life of three different peoples of the period and gives us a realistic portrayal of a European country during this period. The cinematography is in general, very well done. The camera is only occasionally shaky and I have never felt that it was a problem. The only thing that bothered me about this movie was the subtitles. I had a hard time understanding the dialogue because they were very dry. It would have been much better if they had added a few words of French that were spoken with a French accent. I would have appreciated that they had used subtitles more and then have translated the dialogue to English. The cast is very good. The cast includes some of the best actors in the world. The casting director must have been very proud of this movie because everyone in this movie performed very well. I really do not know why this movie was not nominated for an Oscar. Overall, the movie was very well made and I would recommend it to anyone. 7/10

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Betty Dunn

You don't have to be a critic to enjoy this film, it's just what I was doing. It's not an "anti-terrorism" film, nor is it a "lefty" film. It's about what the movie means, and how to translate that meaning into a film that will connect with the audience. The film doesn't come out with a full-bore indictment of the war on terror, but it does talk about the American way of life and the struggles people have with it, and the hardships that are dealt with. The language that was used is interesting in that it's basically "Rage Against The Machine" but with different words, and at different points of the film. This is a film that you will either be inspired by or you will be annoyed with. I found the idea of having to hide your emotions for fear of your family getting ahold of you and getting the police to read your emotions was interesting. It is hard to keep track of what you are feeling at any given time, so you have to keep a watchful eye on your emotions, or else they will be read by the police. There is a point in the film where they interview the brother of an American soldier who is planning to go and fight in Iraq. The brother talks about how he was in a certain movie and he said that he wished he had gone to Iraq to fight. That comment made me think about what would have happened if we hadn't had our "happy ending" at the end of the movie. The film was not trying to be anti-Iraqi, it was just pointing out the American way of life. I have to admit that the interviewees were all extremely sincere and it really touched me. The end of the movie was very uplifting, and I really wanted to go home and feel better about my life.

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Douglas R.

In The End, we are told, is not only the end of the world, but also of our selves. I've always thought that it was a great book. But I think it should have been a great movie. There is something missing. I don't want to say it is a bad movie. I just think it is missing something. Maybe the director could have added more scenes. I really liked the photography and the time-lapse photography. I also liked the interviews and the interviews. I also like the ending. I just wish that the story had continued to the end.

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Kathleen S.

The Irish Film Institute's "Drama and Fantasy: The Films of George Orwell" explores the first film of the author's dystopian masterpiece, 1984. The film's documentary-style presentation is interesting and full of information, but doesn't go into enough depth to truly explore the film itself. The footage is pretty good, but lacks the attention and clarity of the more famous films in the genre, which the film is dedicated to exploring. I wish the film had shown more information about the book, rather than focusing on what some reviewers called a "dubious film" or a "bland film". The narration is also a little awkward and occasionally seems unnecessary, especially during the first half of the film, which doesn't always offer a lot of information. However, the documentary does have some really interesting aspects. The film has a great mix of actors from the "classic" genre, including classics like Humphrey Bogart and Robert Mitchum, to lesser known stars like George C. Scott, Dennis Hopper, and Daniel Day-Lewis. The actors in the film offer the best examples of how a director might approach the genre. Overall, "1984" is a well-made and interesting film, but doesn't do much with it's first half. The film also doesn't do much with the film's second half, but does show how the film influenced later generations of filmmakers and other filmmakers. I would recommend watching this film with an open mind, but I don't think it's a must-see.

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Gerald A.

This is a documentary about the late Fred Quine, a pioneer of TV. I didn't know that it was a documentary until I saw the credits on the DVD. This is an interesting look at Fred and his work. The documentary follows Fred as he is interviewed about his work and his life, then he gives some comments about the impact of television on the business, then he goes into his old time show "Mighty Ducks". The documentary is interesting and I'm glad that it's available on DVD. It's a must see.

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Larry

Most of the time when a documentary is made about a musician, he's either famous or popular. Which is why I decided to watch "The Light Years" as an exercise in hearing a woman's point of view about the industry. It's not very often that a woman talks about the music industry without being a celebrity herself. I think this was a good way to introduce to people the viewpoint of a musician. And it's just so much fun to watch a woman talking about her personal experiences. The soundtrack is also very interesting as it gives a glimpse of the development of the music industry in Norway. Also the interviews with the artists are very insightful. Especially the musician who says she's actually not a musician, but she used to be and why she didn't start playing when she was young.

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Amy Hopkins

A young man in his early twenties who is working at a movie studio in Berlin is called upon to organize a contest of sorts. It's an idea he's had in the back of his head for quite some time. I've read some reviews of this film that claimed that it was "so real" that I didn't believe it, and that it was a "feel good" film. I have to disagree with that statement. That's because this movie was made in 2016. Yes, it's a work of fiction, but it's not a "feel good" film. It's not about great art. It's about an idea, and the ideas that motivate the creation of this film. It's not about money. It's about the power of ideas. In the end, the viewer is left with the impression that these ideas were something that everyone could have done. Perhaps that's the case, but I don't believe that it's the case with all of these ideas. These ideas could have come from anywhere, and they do. They do because they're real, and because of the genius of those who create them. "Made in Germany" is a project that tries to bring the ideas that motivate these projects to a wider audience. I guess there's no such thing as a "Made in China" film, but it doesn't have to be. It could be from anywhere. And it can be a work of fiction or non-fiction, because it's not about a real film. It's about a group of ideas. And it's about a lot of them. The very nature of this film is to take this group of ideas, and present them to the viewer in a non-linear way. Yes, I know, it's not realistic. That's why it's not a documentary. It's not a movie. But it's not a work of fiction either. The power of the ideas it presents is undeniable. It's not like a documentary where the viewer is being forced to take the film as real. There are all kinds of ways you could do that. If you watch this film, you will be exposed to ideas you may not have had a chance to hear about. If you don't, you might never have a chance to hear about them. And that's the power of this film. I could be wrong. But I think I have to admit that the non-linear approach of the film is an excellent way to present these ideas to the audience. It's not a documentary. It's not a film. It's an idea. The ideas it presents are not the truth. It's not a piece of fiction. It's real, and it's just a little bit real.

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Linda Guzman

Bertrand Blier has had a lot of fame in the film industry over the years. He is known for making a very popular documentary entitled "A Most Violent Year" and is a favorite of many French film-makers and journalists. With this documentary, he seems to get closer to the truth. The documentary is based on the book "Iris, Rose, Jeanne" by Marie-Jeanne Jolicoeur. It was originally published in 2003 and is now available as a DVD. This film, however, is the third part in the "A Most Violent Year" series and is now in its third part. This time, the director goes back in time to the fourteenth year of the French Revolution. Here, he makes the documentary after examining the evidence of crimes committed by the Jacobin faction and also by the Jacobins themselves. This documentary also covers the trial of the crime suspects. It is a very interesting and interesting documentary that will make you think about what happened during the French Revolution. My vote is seven. Title (Brazil): "A Most Violent Year: Dieu a Para Apertura" ("Iris, Rose, Jeanne")

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Kelly

Another video about the discovery of dinosaurs. We have been seeing this for years, but it is still not really a documentary. In the first hour, we are treated to a series of 'events' which in the end are only meant to show us what we already knew. The film follows a group of amateur paleontologists, who, for some reason, decide to visit the local village. From there they find that the dinosaurs are all in the park. The film is always giving us clues which are only there for a short period, but if we don't pay attention to them, it can be very confusing. The movie seems to be about every day life in the village and the great fear of the people of the village. In fact, there are a couple of scenes which are just bad acting, showing us that the actors are not professional at all. What is the point of showing us this ? A full hour of acting could be shown for hours, but it is used very little. The director himself is very, very busy and can't find time to do anything else, because he is too busy trying to get the film out. All in all, the film is worth seeing, but just because it has something to say, doesn't mean that it's good. I know that many people are expecting some great insight from this movie, but sadly they will be disappointed.

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Christian

This documentary is a wonderful example of how much can be done with a modest budget and a few interesting actors. The movie is full of humorous anecdotes about the creators, and the crew who contributed to the film. I particularly enjoyed the part about a Dutch wine cellar and how it was filled with bottles that had been opened for the first time by the crew and employees. It was a little too gory for some people, but in my opinion, I thought that the short stories were better. One thing I would have done differently would be to have shown some of the behind the scenes work of the film. That might have given some insight into how much the film was worth and how many other people were involved. There was a time when I thought the film would be an hour long, but I was pleasantly surprised at how much was left out.

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Roger G.

For the last 10 years or so, I've read the reviews of books published by publishers and I've always heard about how one would get what a book was really about and what the publishers were trying to say. I didn't read any of them before, but I felt like I needed to, so I went on Amazon and read a book called "All I Want" by Roxane Gay, which is a book about a woman's decision to die early after having her period. The book is, according to the reviews, very dark and disturbing, and for those who aren't familiar with the book, it is definitely not a book you want to read unless you're ready to face the truth. The book tells the story of Jane Austin, who, after seeing the blood of her husband's genitals on the floor of their bed, decides to die, and while doing so, leaves behind a beautiful letter that will become the basis of a book and will be published by Random House. She was a poor child, had a difficult childhood and was in a bad marriage. But in the book, we see her as a good woman who has a lot of respect for life. She doesn't want to die but she doesn't have the money to afford a way out. Her husband dies before her, and the book, written by her mother, tells the story of how Jane came to feel so guilty about it. The book was published by Random House, and I have to admit that I was a bit skeptical about the book before I read it. But after reading it, I couldn't say I didn't enjoy it. I read it a second time and, as it turns out, I think it is one of the best books I have ever read. Roxane Gay was a very well-known author in Sweden before she started her book and it is in that context that the book was written. The book is extremely dark, and the violence is very graphic. But this is what the book is all about. The book is about how we, as human beings, should take our responsibilities as adults. It's a story of how the book that the publishers would like us to read is really about that woman who made the decision to die. As she wrote the book, Jane Austin felt bad about what she had done and she thought that no one would know about it. So, she decided to leave a letter, which we will see is really all about that woman. The book is really something that you have to pay attention to, because it is extremely interesting and you will really learn something from it. For example, the one thing the book is about is whether or not the author really wanted to die. She writes that she was certain that she wanted to die. But she also writes that she felt guilty for what she had done, but in the end, she decided that she wanted to die. The book also tells about how, in the end, it doesn't really matter if the letter is from the book or not. The book itself is written, after all, by her mother. There are also several stories told about Jane's past that are also very interesting and make the story more complete. If you're a fan of Roxane Gay, this is definitely a book that you should read.

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Ashley Mendoza

I went to see this film with great anticipation, and then it went straight to the bottom of the DVD rental rack. It is a documentary about an important and topical subject. You have to pay close attention to the images of the still photos to be able to understand the story. If you are a student of news photography, you will want to read this book, and the film should be watched in a university or high school class.

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Brandon Munoz

A documentary about the underground world of dance music. It's got interviews with some of the world's most famous underground musicians and a bunch of musicians who have been playing the music for years. It also features some of the music videos that they've made, plus a bunch of music videos for artists that are no longer with us. This documentary has a lot to say about music, but it's a bit on the over the top in some parts, because it's really a documentary about music. That's why it's a bit "deep", but the music is what matters. The music is the best part of this documentary. It's almost a mini-documentary. Not much of it is music related, but it does have the occasional interview with a music artist or a musician. There's also some interviews with the musicians who are mostly interviewed for the film. It's not really as good as a documentary about the music, but it is an excellent documentary on music. It's not the greatest documentary I've ever seen, but it is a good one. Definitely worth seeing, even if you're not a fan of underground music.

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John Mills

With the good publicity it's been receiving, I thought this film would be excellent. I was wrong. The film is very boring, and the guy who played Oliver, who I believe is a psychiatrist, seems to be the only one who could tell the difference between how people react to various situations and how they are feeling. The film doesn't cover any of the people's pasts, it only focuses on their present. The subjects are basically living in the inner city and dealing with a serious mental illness. We get to see their reactions, but the movie doesn't go much beyond that. I would definitely recommend this movie, but it would be better to watch it with a friend and not with a stranger.

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Jacob

A documentary about the relationship between Goethe and Wagner. It tells how the two giants, fascinated by each other's mind and soul, worked together to create what would eventually become the greatest works of literature ever to be put on film. Although there is a lot of drama and romance to it, it is all based on the mind and soul of a genius. While it is easy to see how much the two giants liked each other, there is something about their relationship that remains one of the most beautiful things about this documentary. There is something about the way that the two men thought about each other that was undeniable, yet strangely hard to understand. It is hard to explain what it is, but it was just so powerful. That is what makes this documentary so great, not the two main actors themselves, but the idea of the movie itself. The audience is put into Goethe's mind and soul, and what it was that made the great mind and soul of the greatest author of all time. The performances were amazing, and in a way that is hard to describe. When you first hear about the acting in the movie, you think that they are just going to be sitting there doing nothing. However, this movie will not let you forget that the actors were there to tell a story. The story was great, and the script was just beautiful. If you are a fan of the great works of literature, you will not want to miss this one.