The Paris Opera

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    The Paris Opera

    L'Opéra de Paris

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    France, Switzerland

    2017

    110 min

    • French

    Documentary

    In turn ironic, light-hearted and cruel, encompassing music and ballet, the film turns the spotlight on great passions, and tells the story of life behind the scenes at one of the most prestigious performing arts institutions in the world.

    Awards

    • Best Documentary - Moscow IFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Jean-Stéphane Bron
    Cinematography
    Blaise Harrison
    Editing
    Simon Jacquet
    Sales
    LES FILMS DU LOSANGE
    Production
    LFP - LES FILMS PELLEAS
    Production
    BANDE A PART FILMS
    Production
    RADIO TELEVISION SUISSE
    Production
    ORANGE STUDIO
    Production
    FRANCE 2 CINEMA
    Jean-Stéphane Bron

    Jean-Stéphane Bron

    Switzerland

    Born in 1969, Jean-Stéphane Bron graduated from the École cantonale d’art in Lausanne. The Swiss filmmaker has already presented several films at Locarno including two documentaries, Known to Our Departments (1997) and Corn in Parliament (2003) as well as his first fiction feature, My Brother Is Getting Married (2006), on the Piazza Grande. In 2010 his film Cleveland vs. Wall Street was selected for the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes.

    Selected Filmography