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Les années 80 (1983)

This is a making of a musical, with Chantal Ackerman behind and in front of the camera.It is mostly a collection of clips, talks, directions, lectures..... with the camera capturing the whole adventure.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Aischa Bentebouche Aischa Bentebouche
Katherine Best Katherine Best
François Beukelaers François Beukelaers
Daniela Bisconti Daniela Bisconti
Warre Borgmans Warre Borgmans
Anne-Marie Cappelier Anne-Marie Cappelier
Cathy Carrera Cathy Carrera
Amid Chakir Amid Chakir
Eric Châle Eric Châle
Harry Cleven Harry Cleven
Aurore Clément
Nicole Debarre Nicole Debarre
Patrick Dechêne Patrick Dechêne
Goele Derick Goele Derick
Annick Detollenaere Annick Detollenaere
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This is a making of a musical, with Chantal Ackerman behind and in front of the camera.It is mostly a collection of clips, talks, directions, lectures..... with the camera capturing the whole adventure.

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Belgium | France

Language:

French

Release Date:

2 October 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Eighties See more »

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Mono

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Color (Fujicolor)
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First film of Bernard Yerlès. See more »

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boooooooring
25 March 2008 | by Brian LeonardSee all my reviews

This is probably the most excruciatingly boring film I've ever seen. I saw the American premiere at the New York Film Festival, and its 82 minutes seemed like an eternity in the dentist's chair--the one played by Laurence Olivier in Marathon Man. I was one of the many people who booed loudly at the end. One of my companions didn't boo--he was still asleep, lucky guy. The plot? All I remember is that it seems to be an audition for a musical, with an endless parade of women performing the same lines/songs/dances over and over and over. The greatly flawed film version of A Chorus Line is a masterpiece compared to this snooze-fest. You'd have to pay me to see another Chantal Akerman movie.


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