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Towards the end of 1976 Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman made a European tour together, playing duos for two violins and for violin and viola with Zukerman playing the viola part. The tour began with a concert in the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
3648
A series of recitals by the master pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy at a new peak in his career. Both his audiences and the critics have been aware in recent years of new dimensions in Ashkenazy's playing. This may stem in part from his broadening…
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
3654
Vladimir Ashkenazy has had a particular affection for the music of Rachmaninoff throughout his professional life, and his performances have long had the ring both of authenticity and of deep commitment. This is not surprising in a Russian-born and…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
3672
Following on from his "biography" of Claude Berri's French megahit movie, "Tchao Pantin", in this new film, Serge July investigates the life and times of Bernardo Bertolucci's controversial 1972 tragedy, "Last Tango in Paris". "Last Tango" is a noir…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6187
This 52-minute documentary tells the story of the conception, the filming, the Italian première, and the world-wide release of the film that has become a manifesto of Italian Neo-Realism, and which revolutionized cinematographic narration by…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6188
This documentary is a testimony to the ambition to make ‘’a European film’’ that could compete against Hollywood. It is also an exceptional portrait of a director who was haunted by the game of chance, and coincidence.
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6189
François Truffaut directs ‘Jules&Jim’ in1961. Portrait of a film: born from the enthusiastic discovery of an autobiographical novel written by Henri-Pierre Roché and love at first sight for the actress Jeanne Moreau, without whom the film would never…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6194
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6380
Billy Wilder films ‘Some Like It Hot’ in 1958. Portrait of a film: a movie that is at once a satire of the United States and its imitators, a burlesque parody, a thriller, a musical comedy filmed in black and white, an audacious look at the confusion…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6192
Jacques Demy directs ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ in 1963. Portrait of a film : Geneviève and Guy fall in love in Cherbourg, in 1957. Guy is called to service in Algeria, leaving Geneviève behind, pregnant and broken-hearted. The film is the dream…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6191