Can Dialectics Break Bricks?

30.11.09
René Viénet, Can Dialectics Break Bricks? Martial Arts and Marxist aphorisms meet head on in René Viénet’s 1973 Situationist ‘détournement’ of a chop-socky Kung Fu movie. Taking Doo Kwang Gee’s ‘The Crush’ Viénet replaced all the original dialogue with lines like “Afterwards… The Workers Councils will be realized in generalized self-management,” turning a tale of warring clans into an hilarious yet thought-provoking account of the proletariat’s ...