Les années Super 8

Annie Ernaux, David Ernaux-Briot
2022 - Documentary - 61 min

International cinema

Les années Super 8


“In re-viewing our super eight films, shot between 1972 and 1981, it occurred to me that they comprised not only a family archive but a testimony to the pastimes, lifestyle and aspirations of a social class in the decade after 1968. I wanted to incorporate these silent images into a story which combined the intimate with the social and with history, to convey the taste and colour of those years.”


Writer Annie Ernaux, the recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, joins forces with her son David Ernaux-Briot to create this autobiographical fragment that intersects the intimate, the social, and the historical, in which the French writer recounts the most defining decade of her life, the one that made her one of the greatest feminist voices in literature.


Cannes 2022 — Quinzaine des réalisateurs

Cinemania 2022 — Compétition documentaire


Co-presented with Le Port de tête

  • Thursday, February 2, 20:30
    Casa d'Italia
  • Wednesday, February 8, 18:00
    Casa d'Italia
  • Sunday, February 19, 13:30
    Casa d'Italia

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