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Jacques Demy
2011. 59th Edition
Films
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Classic retrospective. JACQUES DEMY
Classic retrospective. JACQUES DEMY
Le Sabotier du Val de Loire
Jacques Demy
France 
Everyday life during the autumn of an elderly clog-marker, his wife and their adopted son. The clog-maker's craft is described with love and attention to detail while reflecting, at the same time, on the passage of life. The film received an Honorable Mention (Short Documentary or Cultural Film) at the 1956 Berlinale.
Everyday life during the autumn of an elderly clog-marker, his wife and their adopted son. The clog-maker's craft is described with love and attention to detail while reflecting, at the same time, on the passage of life. The film received an Honorable Mention (Short Documentary or Cultural Film) at the 1956 Berlinale.
Le Bel Indifférent
Jacques Demy
France 
In a hotel room, a jealous and furious woman, first waits for and then reproaches her young and unfaithful lover, who treats her with indifference.
In a hotel room, a jealous and furious woman, first waits for and then reproaches her young and unfaithful lover, who treats her with indifference.
Ars
Jacques Demy
France 
A portrait of Jean-Marie Baptiste Vianney, the priest of Ars, based on his life and his texts and preaching.
A portrait of Jean-Marie Baptiste Vianney, the priest of Ars, based on his life and his texts and preaching.
Les Sept péchés capitaux - La Luxure / The Seven Deadly Sins - Lust
La Colère: Eugène Ionesco, Sylvain Dhomme, Max Douy L’Envie: Edouard Molinaro La Paresse: Jean-Luc Godard La Luxure: Jacques Demy L’Orgueil: Roger Vadim La Gourmandise: Philippe de Broca L’Avarice: Claude Chabrol
France-Italy 
Paul tells Bernard about the misunderstandings when, as a child who was preparing his First Communion, he mistook the word luxury for lust. Both look for lust in a book on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch and come to see naked the women that surround them in a café.
Paul tells Bernard about the misunderstandings when, as a child who was preparing his First Communion, he mistook the word luxury for lust. Both look for lust in a book on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch and come to see naked the women that surround them in a café.
Lola
Jacques Demy
France-Italy 
Lola, a cabaret entertainer in Nantes, has been waiting seven years for the return of her lover, Michel, who left to make his fortune without knowing that she was pregnant. After a brief fling with Frankie, an American sailor, she meets Roland, a childhood friend. Captivated by Lola, Roland declares his love for her; but Lola still loves Michel and rejects him.
Lola, a cabaret entertainer in Nantes, has been waiting seven years for the return of her lover, Michel, who left to make his fortune without knowing that she was pregnant. After a brief fling with Frankie, an American sailor, she meets Roland, a childhood friend. Captivated by Lola, Roland declares his love for her; but Lola still loves Michel and rejects him.
La Baie des Anges / Bay of Angels
Jacques Demy
France 
Jean Fournier, a young Parisian, is introduced to gambling by his friend Caron. As luck favours him, Jean plans to spend his vacation gambling at Nice. There he meets Jackie Demaistre, a compulsive gambler who has sacrificed her husband and child to gaming. Together they win huge sums of money and they leave for Monte Carlo. After several ups and downs in their fortune, Jean, s...
Jean Fournier, a young Parisian, is introduced to gambling by his friend Caron. As luck favours him, Jean plans to spend his vacation gambling at Nice. There he meets Jackie Demaistre, a compulsive gambler who has sacrificed her husband and child to gaming. Together they win huge sums of money and they leave for Monte Carlo. After several ups and downs in their fortune, Jean, sincerely in love with Jackie, tries to convince her to give up her obsession.
Les Parapluies de Cherbourg / The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Jacques Demy
France-Germany 
Geneviève, a seventeen-year-old girl whose mother has an umbrella shop, is in love with Guy, a twenty-year-old mechanic. Guy and Geneviève want to marry, but her mother does not approve of it. Guy leaves for his two-year military service in Algeria. Pregnant, with hardly any news from Guy, Geneviève allows her mother to persuade her to marry Roland Cassard, a wealthy diamond...
Geneviève, a seventeen-year-old girl whose mother has an umbrella shop, is in love with Guy, a twenty-year-old mechanic. Guy and Geneviève want to marry, but her mother does not approve of it. Guy leaves for his two-year military service in Algeria. Pregnant, with hardly any news from Guy, Geneviève allows her mother to persuade her to marry Roland Cassard, a wealthy diamond merchant. Winner of the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival, 1964.
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort / The Young Girls of Rochefort
Jacques Demy
France 
A group arrive in Rochefort to set up their fairground attraction. They meet twin sisters Solange and Delphine who teach music and dance. Their mother, Yvonne, owns a café and regrets having left her old lover, Simon Dame. One of the customers is Maxence, a sailor who has painted the portrait of his ideal woman who turns out to be Delphine. Simon Dame has returned to Rochefort...
A group arrive in Rochefort to set up their fairground attraction. They meet twin sisters Solange and Delphine who teach music and dance. Their mother, Yvonne, owns a café and regrets having left her old lover, Simon Dame. One of the customers is Maxence, a sailor who has painted the portrait of his ideal woman who turns out to be Delphine. Simon Dame has returned to Rochefort and receives the visit of famous musician Andy Miller, an old friend from his youth.
Model Shop
Jacques Demy
France-USA 
George Matthews is an architect who is out of work, lives with his actress girlfriend and is waiting to be drafted to go to Vietnam. To prevent a financing company from repossessing his car he goes to his friend for the money. He gets it, but finds a mysterious and elegant woman whom he follows to a "model shop" where it is possible to photograph the semi-nude "models" for a ve...
George Matthews is an architect who is out of work, lives with his actress girlfriend and is waiting to be drafted to go to Vietnam. To prevent a financing company from repossessing his car he goes to his friend for the money. He gets it, but finds a mysterious and elegant woman whom he follows to a "model shop" where it is possible to photograph the semi-nude "models" for a very high price.
Peau d’âne / Donkey Skin
Jacques Demy
France 
A king lives happily with his beautiful wife and his daughter; he also owns a donkey that gives him a great amount of gold. But the queen becomes ill and, before she dies, makes the king promise that he will only marry a woman more beautiful than she is. After an eager search the only woman who fills this requisite is the king's own daughter. The princess then goes to her godmo...
A king lives happily with his beautiful wife and his daughter; he also owns a donkey that gives him a great amount of gold. But the queen becomes ill and, before she dies, makes the king promise that he will only marry a woman more beautiful than she is. After an eager search the only woman who fills this requisite is the king's own daughter. The princess then goes to her godmother, the Lilac Fairy, and together they devise several stratagems to prevent the marriage.
The Pied Piper
Jacques Demy
UK-USA 
Summer, 1349. The Black Death ravages Europe. A group of travelling actors is on its way to Hamelin. Along the way they are joined by a minstrel who plays the flute. The rats arrive at Hamelin. The piper offers to free the city from the rats, but once he does it the burgomaster refuses to pay.
Summer, 1349. The Black Death ravages Europe. A group of travelling actors is on its way to Hamelin. Along the way they are joined by a minstrel who plays the flute. The rats arrive at Hamelin. The piper offers to free the city from the rats, but once he does it the burgomaster refuses to pay.
L'Événement le plus important depuis que l'homme a marché sur la Lune
Jacques Demy
France-Italy 
Marco and Irène live together. Marco has a driving school and Irène a hairdressing salon. Marco is not feeling well so he goes to the doctor, who sends him to a gynaecologist who confirms that he is four months pregnant. Marco becomes a celebrity and decides to marry Irène.
Marco and Irène live together. Marco has a driving school and Irène a hairdressing salon. Marco is not feeling well so he goes to the doctor, who sends him to a gynaecologist who confirms that he is four months pregnant. Marco becomes a celebrity and decides to marry Irène.
Lady Oscar
Jacques Demy
Japan-France 
Oscar François de Jarjayes is born female, but her father, who wants a son and heir and already has five daughters, raises her as a boy together with André, her nanny's grandson. When they grow up, Oscar becomes an officer of the Queen's guards and André her groom. André is in love with Oscar, but it takes time for her to realize that she loves him too. The behaviour of the...
Oscar François de Jarjayes is born female, but her father, who wants a son and heir and already has five daughters, raises her as a boy together with André, her nanny's grandson. When they grow up, Oscar becomes an officer of the Queen's guards and André her groom. André is in love with Oscar, but it takes time for her to realize that she loves him too. The behaviour of the aristocracy lead up to the Revolution and they will be on different sides at first.
La Naissance du jour (TV) / La Naissance du jour
Jacques Demy
France 
Writer Colette spends the summer of 1927 in her house near Saint-Tropez; she watches her youth fade and reflects on her life. One last man arrives and she wonders if she should take up the challenge of the relationship.
Writer Colette spends the summer of 1927 in her house near Saint-Tropez; she watches her youth fade and reflects on her life. One last man arrives and she wonders if she should take up the challenge of the relationship.
Une chambre en ville
Jacques Demy
France 
During a workers' strike in Nantes in 1955, François Guilbaud, a steel worker, rents a room from Madame Langlois, an aristocratic widow. She has a daughter, Edith, who is married to the rich, impotent, jealous and violent owner of a television shop. One day that she runs away from her husband and is prostituting herself out of spite, François meets her. They fall madly in lov...
During a workers' strike in Nantes in 1955, François Guilbaud, a steel worker, rents a room from Madame Langlois, an aristocratic widow. She has a daughter, Edith, who is married to the rich, impotent, jealous and violent owner of a television shop. One day that she runs away from her husband and is prostituting herself out of spite, François meets her. They fall madly in love.
Parking
Jacques Demy
France 
Orpheus is a pop star who is preparing a concert. One day he suffers an electric shock during rehearsal and arrives in the world of the dead, but they tell him his time hasn?t come and he returns to the land of the living. When his partner Eurydice dies of an overdose, Orpheus desperately makes his way back to the other side to find her.
Orpheus is a pop star who is preparing a concert. One day he suffers an electric shock during rehearsal and arrives in the world of the dead, but they tell him his time hasn?t come and he returns to the land of the living. When his partner Eurydice dies of an overdose, Orpheus desperately makes his way back to the other side to find her.
Trois places pour le 26 / Three Places for the 26th
Jacques Demy
France 
Singer Yves Montand returns to Marseilles, where he spent his childhood and youth, to present a show on his life and career. Still living in Marseilles is a baroness, an old flame of Yves, with whom he had a daughter, Marion, of whose existence he knows nothing. Marion successfully replaces one of the actresses in the show and Yves starts courting her.
Singer Yves Montand returns to Marseilles, where he spent his childhood and youth, to present a show on his life and career. Still living in Marseilles is a baroness, an old flame of Yves, with whom he had a daughter, Marion, of whose existence he knows nothing. Marion successfully replaces one of the actresses in the show and Yves starts courting her.
La table tournante
Paul Grimault, Jacques Demy
France 
Paul Grimault tells a little clown the stories of his short films and teaches him how an inanimate object is animated. A combination of real shots and animation, the characters that have emerged from the film reels come together in front of a screen to watch Le Petit Soldat.
Paul Grimault tells a little clown the stories of his short films and teaches him how an inanimate object is animated. A combination of real shots and animation, the characters that have emerged from the film reels come together in front of a screen to watch Le Petit Soldat.
Jacquot de Nantes
Agnès Varda
France 
Jacquot Demy is an 11 year-old boy. His father has a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. They?re happy and they like to sing and watch films. Jacquot, fascinated by shows of all kinds (plays, films, puppets), buys a camera to make his first amateur film. A casting back of the eyes to Jacques Demy?s childhood and his early attraction to film directed by Agnès Varda, with wh...
Jacquot Demy is an 11 year-old boy. His father has a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. They?re happy and they like to sing and watch films. Jacquot, fascinated by shows of all kinds (plays, films, puppets), buys a camera to make his first amateur film. A casting back of the eyes to Jacques Demy?s childhood and his early attraction to film directed by Agnès Varda, with whom Demy shared his life from 1958 until his death in 1990.
Les Demoiselles ont eu 25 ans
Agnès Varda
France 
Shots from the set of The Young Girls of Rochefort (which Agnès Varda herself restored in 1996) mixed with others from the celebration organised by the city of Rochefort for the film?s 25th anniversary, attended by Varda and part of the team to take a look back at the great time they had while shooting. There is a floating presence of two ghosts: that of Demy (second homage by...
Shots from the set of The Young Girls of Rochefort (which Agnès Varda herself restored in 1996) mixed with others from the celebration organised by the city of Rochefort for the film?s 25th anniversary, attended by Varda and part of the team to take a look back at the great time they had while shooting. There is a floating presence of two ghosts: that of Demy (second homage by Varda to her husband) and that of Françoise Dorléac, Catherine Deneuve?s sister.
L’Univers de Jacques Demy
Agnès Varda
France-Belgium-Spain 
A documentary on the life and work of Jacques Demy with interviews of people who knew him and archive footage of the man himself, seen through the eyes of his widow, Agnès Varda. A number of other people who never actually met Demy personally explain what the deceased moviemaker?s films meant to them.
A documentary on the life and work of Jacques Demy with interviews of people who knew him and archive footage of the man himself, seen through the eyes of his widow, Agnès Varda. A number of other people who never actually met Demy personally explain what the deceased moviemaker?s films meant to them.
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