The Night Is Theirs: Graffin Meets Depardieu

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    The Night Is Theirs: Graffin Meets Depardieu

    La Nuit Leur Appartient: L'Aventure Depardieu-Graffin

    Directed by

    • Jean-Marc Panis

    Belgium

    2015

    52 min

    • French

    Documentary

    FIPA, Biarritz

    This show promises to be far from ordinary! Performed over three concerts, it couples music and text for an extraordinary experience featuring outstanding violinist, Philippe Graffin, and flamboyant actor, Gérard Depardieu. Together they combine the music of Saint-Saëns and Schönberg with the words of Baudelaire, Barbara, and Borges to show a clash of two temporal worlds, and the complicity between two forces of nature – between a determined virtuoso, and a disconcertingly brilliant actor.

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    Credits

    Cinematography
    Jean-François Awad
    Editing
    Marjorie Cauwel-Lambert
    Production
    RTBF BELGIAN TV
    Régine Abadia

    Régine Abadia

    France

    Régine Abadia began her career directing short fiction films and won several awards. This project is in line with her film: THE CREATURES, which won the First Award in the imaginary and science-fiction film festival of Roanne in 1993. She has directed many documentaries in the last 15 years. She works also as a scriptwriter (Les Mille Merveilles De L’univers by Jean-Michel Roux ; Panshin Beka Winoni by Jan Kounen ; Qumrän, to be directed by Jan Kounen). And she is also a photographer (Various exhibitions and still photographer on set on Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky by Jan Kounen.)

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