When this film came out, it was banned in France for 10 yrs. Chris Marker and Alain Resnais must have been on to something that could possibly damage the image of France. But what could a documentary on arts & culture possibly do to country who takes pride in their cultivation of art and culture? Have a look.
Les Statues meurent aussi/Statues Also Die (Chris Marker & Alain Resnais, 1953)
[youtube in 2 parts]