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Luis Buñuel directed The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie in 1972. Portrait of a film: Belonging to the same circle of worldly notables, six characters try repeatedly to share a meal but each attempt fails, due either to the intrusion of strangers…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6211
"Once upon a time... LE HAVRE" is the 37th documentary of the collection "A Film & its Era" created by Marie Genin and Serge July and produced by Folamour Productions. This documentary relates the genesis, the making and the reception of the movie…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6220
Jean-Luc Godard directs “Contempt” in 1963. Portrait of a film: Brigitte Bardot, who is at the time one of cinema’s global icons, shares the lead in the film with Fritz Lang who plays himself, a creator of movies. The film blends two ruptures: that…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6195
Jean-Marie Poiré shoots Santa Claus is a Stinker in 1981. Portrait of a film: Christmas Eve at the headquarters of “SOS Distress Friendship”. While a desperate man commits suicide over the phone, all sorts of characters arrive unannounced at the…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6210
Julien Duvivier shot The Little World of Don Camillo in 1952. Portrait of a film: Just after WWII, in an Italian village in Emilia-Romagna, priest Don Camillo and communist mayor Peppone fight for the backing of their constituents. Formerly drawn…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6205
Gérard Oury directs ‘The Mad Adventures of ‘Rabbi’ Jacob’ in 1973. Portrait of a film: Louis de Funès, in his usual role - an authoritarian who terrorizes those around him - a role enhanced by racism and anti-semitism, is forced to conspire with an…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6198
Marcel Carné’s ‘Children of Paradise’ is released in 1945. Portrait of a film: filmed during the Occupation, Marcel Carné draws out the filming so that it would be the first movie projected at the moment of Liberation. At its release, ‘Children of…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6196
Portrait of a film: A contract killer from New York returns to the quarter of his childhood to execute a murder but then it’s him who the local mafia wants to see dead. He reencounters his father, who had chased him from the parental home, his dying…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6219
Once upon a time… Lost in Translation will place the movie in its historical context, when Japan’s cultural influence in the world was starting to weaken. Sofia Coppola, along with her key collaborators will retrace the making of the movie and…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6222
Portrait of a film: Marius and Jeanette is the seventh feature film by Robert Guédiguian. In the northern quarters of Marseille, Marius, security guard at an abandoned factory, meets Jeanette, an employee in a supermarket who has just been fired.…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6217