A still from René Vienet's 1973 directorial debut Can Dialectics Break Bricks? A still from René Vienet's 1973 directorial debut Can Dialectics Break Bricks?
A still from René Vienet's 1973 directorial debut Can Dialectics Break Bricks?

How an anti-Maoist French film director ‘hijacked’ a Hong Kong martial arts film

  • Can Dialetics Break Bricks? takes kung fu potboiler Crush and positions it as a confrontation between the state and revolutionaries
  • René Viénet was inspired by a distaste for authoritarian rule and an appreciation of Chinese-language cinema

Topic |   European films
A still from René Vienet's 1973 directorial debut Can Dialectics Break Bricks? A still from René Vienet's 1973 directorial debut Can Dialectics Break Bricks?
A still from René Vienet's 1973 directorial debut Can Dialectics Break Bricks?
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