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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
Merian C. Coopers’s ‘King Kong’ is released in 1933. Portrait of a film: a cult film in the history of movies.The impossible love story between an Indoniesan gorilla, an oversized brute straight from the dawn of time, with a sexy, out of work New…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6201
Fellini directs La Dolce Vita in 1959. Portrait of a film: in 1950s Rome, Marcello Mastroianni, a celebrity journalist, wanders from party to party, night after night, and above all, from woman to woman. The film is a spectacular portrait of a rich,…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6199
Mathieu Kassovitz shoots Hate in 1995. Portrait of a film: punctuated by the relentless countdown of a predetermined drama, Hate is the story of three young friends from a low-rent housing zone on the outskirts of Paris, the day after a night of…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6209
Jean Renoir shot The Rules of the Game in 1939. Portrait of a film: Jean Renoir’s «dramatic fantasy» depicts the provincial French aristocracy with candid humor. From nobles to servants, from a masquerade ball to game hunting, a small community gets…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6204
Story of a film: « La Reine Margot » was released in 1994. It is Patrice Chéreau's fifth film. Inspired by a novel by Alexandre Dumas (the father), it was written in collaboration with Danièle Thompson. The film is about the rise to power of Henry IV…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6216
Louis Malle shoots Lacombe Lucien in 1973. Portrait of a Film : A small town in the South-West of France in June 1944, shortly after the Allied landings. Son of peasants, Lacombe Lucien seeks to join the Resistance, but he is considered too young.…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6207
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6380
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