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The Eye of Vichy

1993

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  • Though the materials on view in The Eye of Vichy lack the enticement of Riefenstahl's glamour, as a movie star or as an all-powerful, artful director, they're fascinating simply because they tell us about the past. Whatever once qualified as sugarcoating comes across today as camp or simple deceit, and through all the lies we can readily discern the intricate rationalizations of a defeated country's propagandists telling its citizens not to worry.