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Le pont des Arts (2004)

Paris in the seventies. A depressed philosophy student hears music that will change his life; he becomes fascinated by the singer.

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Adrien Michaux ...
Pascal
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Sarah Dacruon
Alexis Loret ...
Manuel
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Guigui, alias l'Innomable
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Jean-Astolphe Méréville
Camille Carraz ...
Christine
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Cédric
Christelle Prot ...
La femme kurde
Benjamin Lazar ...
Michel
Manuel Weber ...
Juju
Laurent Soffiati ...
Olivier Jeanmin
Julia Gros de Gasquet ...
La professoresse de surréalisme
Sandrine Willems ...
La boulangère
Mary-Claude Arcelin ...
La mère de Sarah
René Arcelin ...
Le père de Sarah
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Paris in the seventies. A depressed philosophy student hears music that will change his life; he becomes fascinated by the singer.

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An Ode by the Baroqueux
6 February 2012 | by (New England) – See all my reviews

Former New Yorker, Eugene Green's austerity conveys the intensity that motivates the revisionist/exploratory movement of early music which is accurately referred to as Baroqueux. It certainly helped explain to my puzzled wife why we seem to cry so much! This story, so emblematic, suggests how profoundly personal, resistant and even revolutionary this impulse is, and what historical/institutional factors it has encountered in our generation. Green is a vital theorist of baroque performance as well as a cinematographer. His loose caricature of the anglophones' most popular baroque luminary is truly hilariously. And, of course Vincent Dumestre's ensemble and Claire Lefilliâtre are always important!


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