This week, I found many amazing photos and clips about legendary director Claude Lelouch.
At last I will introduce a few works of Francis Lai that were not produced with Claude Lelouch.
The following is my favorite tune.
This is “Du Soleil Plein Les Yeux”(さらば夏の日)
This is old trailer in Japan “La Lecon Particuliere”（個人教授）
Nathalie Delon (ナタリー・ドロン),Renaud Verley (ルノー・ベルレー)
The insert song by “Nicole Croisille” (ニコル・クロワジーユ)
This is Love Story Theme from soundtrack(ある愛の詩)
This is HD Remastered Trailer of “La Valse Du Marriage”(雨の訪問者のワルツ)
I will post my most favorite movie thema song.
“13 Jours en France” was the best music in past documentary film.
This film was a big hit only in Japan.
I guess the following winter Olympic venue was at Sapporo in Japan.
In addition leading role of this tournament was two people,Peggy Fleming and skier Jean-Claude Killy.
Photo of Peggy Gail Fleming
Photo of Jean-Claude Killy
Most impressive scener was alpine ski race.
A cameraman was skiing with a high speed (he did not a ski pole) behind players.
Pierre Ballou and Nicole click Loisir were singing the insert song.
It seems Claude’s work was influenced by Kon Ichikawa supervision work “Tokyo Olympiad.
This is “13 Jours en France”(白い恋人たち).
Photo by Official website
I will again post a summary of this concert.
This concert is selected 17 movies from some famous works of Claude Lelouch and Francis Lai.
Each of highlight scene of 17 works has been re-edited by omnibus form.
Their work was reborn in a new film work.
New film will be screened at a giant screen with live orchestral performance by about 60 people.
Please refer to the Films list.Go here
“A Man and a Woman” has been digitally remastered at 50 Anniversary.
Here is a trailer of new “A Man and a Woman”.
Photo above of Francis Lai by Official site of the concert
At Invalides Square in Paris September 2014 a terrific event had held as a national major cultural event.
Claude Lelouch director movie had been revived as new cinema-concert by beautiful score of Francis Lai composer.
The French New Wave film “A Man and a Woman” came out in the summer of 1966.
The film won several awards, including the Palme d’Or at the 1966 Cannes Film Festival.
Then the film was selected for screening as part of the Cannes Classics section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
In 1965 he was hired to help write the score for the film A Man and a Woman.
The film’s theme song was created with music by Francis Lai and lyrics by Pierre Barouh
The score was a great hit with the piece ‘chabadabada’ by Nicole Croisille and Pierre Barouh
Recently I read an interesting article by Marc Myers.Go here
Here is A Man and a Woman (Original Soundtrack LP 1967)
Photo above of Claude Lelouch by Official site of the concert
September 20, I will go to a concert performed by the Osaka Festival Hall.
“Claude Lelouch en Musique！”
When I was a junior high school students, France cinema work had been a big hit in Japan.
The French film “A Man and a Woman” was directed by Claude Lelouch in October 1966.
This year is the 50th anniversary.
This concert will be held as a special commemoration in Japan.
Each movie were re-edited from some famous scene.
As a result it will be screened as a new cinema work.
Their scenes will be resurrected by live music of orchestra.
The main movie is the following,and they have described Japanese title.
男と女 (1966) Un homme et une femme
パリのめぐり逢い(1967) Vivre pour Vivre
白い恋人たち(1968) 13 Jours en France
あの愛をふたたび(1969) Un homme qui me plaît
愛と哀しみのボレロ(1981) Les Uns et les Autres
and 17 other works.