La punition (The Punishment). 1962. France. Written and directed by Jean Rouch. With Nadine Ballot, Jean-Claude Darnal, Modeste Landry. DCP. In French; English subtitles. 58 min.
In charting a delinquent high school student’s wanderings throughout Paris and her encounters with various men, ethnographic filmmaker Jean Rouch captured a new image of youth as well as a watershed moment in the life of the city’s famed Latin Quarter. Courtesy Icarus Films