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Title Le joli mai [downloadable video] / Sofra Productions ; un film de Chris Marker & Pierre L'Homme
Publisher [United States] : Icarus Films : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Descript 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 145 min.)) : sd., col
Note Digital content provided by hoopla
Credits Directed by Chris Marker
Performer(S) Narrator, Yves Montand ; commentary, Simone Signoret
Summary LE JOLI MAI is a portrait of Paris and Parisians shot during May 1962. It is a film with several thousand actors including a poet, a student, an owl, a housewife, a stockbroker, a competitive dancer, two lovers, General de Gaulle and several cats. Filmed just after the March ceasefire between France and Algeria, LE JOLI MAI documents Paris during a turning point in French history: the first time since 1939 that France was not involved in any war
Audience Not rated
Tech Details Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Paris (France) -- History -- 1944-
France -- Social conditions -- 1945-1995
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962
Alt Author Marker, Chris, 1921-2012, film director, screenwriter
L'Homme, Pierre, 1930- film director, director of photography
Varlin, Catherine, screenwriter, film director
Becker, √Čtienne, 1936- director of photography
Clerval, Denys, director of photography
Villemain, Pierre, director of photography
Zora, Eva, editor of moving image work
Meunier, Annie, editor of moving image work
Lecompère, Madeleine, editor of moving image work
Legrand, Michel, 1932- composer
Ravel, Jean, film director
Montand, Yves, 1921-1991, narrator
Signoret, Simone, 1921-1985, narrator
hoopla digital
Music # MWT11488289

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