René Viénet (b. 1944)
Mao par Lui-meme (1977)
26 min.; color; 35mm
Co-directed by Wu Xing-ming and Francis Deron.
A film autobiography of Mao Tse-tung, leader of China from 1947 through until his death in 1976, drawn exclusively from his own writings, diaries, speeches and personal notes. Incorporates footage never before seen outside of China.