The sentinels

Jean Paul Labro

On the rooftops of the museum
19 Animated Gifs

An emblematic figure of the revolt, the assault on the rooftops of the school by its pupils is well within the History of Genre Cinema*. We imagine these nineteen sentinels as the high school pupils decided with their teachers Solange Chabasse and François Calavia, by inventing and making their plastic character costumes and the story of their genesis. When ordinary heroes fill up with super, sometimes funny stories happen…

* “IF”, a British film directed in 1968 by Lindsay Anderson

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