Terry Catchpole
December 07, 1990 AT 05:00 AM EST

Marc and Ann

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
Unrated
runtime
27 minutes
director
Les Blank
distributor
Flower Films
author
Les Blank
genre
Documentary

We gave it an A

America’s master of cinematic cultural anthropology, Les Blank, wrote, produced, and directed this extraordinary video vignette, Marc and Ann, devoted to Marc and Ann Savoy, the engaging young Louisiana couple whose preservational work largely inspired Blank’s earlier Cajun-zydeco video, J’ai Été au Bal, widely regarded as a classic documentary. The eclectic Savoys make instruments, play music, write books, and encourage talent in the interest of promoting Cajun culture. Blank’s joyous video is as elegantly understated as its title, brimming with life and offering an all-too-brief (27 minutes) window on a distinctive slice of the American idiom. A

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