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"Once upon a time... Rosetta" tells us about the origins, the making and the release of the Dardenne brothers' film "Rosetta" which received the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Festival in 1999. "Rosetta" relates the daily fight of a young girl against…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6223
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
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
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
Rainer Werner Fassbinder shot Maria Braun's wedding in 1979. Story of a film: The film is about the life and destiny of Maria Braun and tells the rise and fall of this great adventurer and exceptional woman who lived in West Germany between 1945 and…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6215
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
Sydney Pollack directed Three Days of the Condor in 1974. Portrait of a film: Joseph Turner aka Condor, played by Robert Redford, is an unsuccessful novelist who works for the CIA, reading spy novels in search of ideas or leaks. One day, returning…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6214
Portrait of a film: A Separation is the story of a divorce in our times in Tehran. A young woman wants to emigrate with her daughter, but her husband does not share this desire, as he wants to stay with his father, suffering from Alzheimer’s disease…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6221
Claude Sautet shot Vincent, François, Paul and the others in 1974. Portrait of a film: professional bankruptcy, marital break-up, betrayal of youth ideals, writer’s block: each in their own way, three inseparable fifty somethings (a small company…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6203
David Lynch’s ‘Wild at Heart’ is released in 1990. Portrait of a film: two innocents share a passionate, sexual love adventure as they traverse a crazy world. It is Romeo and Juliet retold as a rock n’ roll road movie, a love forged in hell. It wins…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6193