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Jacques Brel is alive and well and living in Paris

Author: Jacques BrelMort ShumanElly StoneJoe MasiellDenis HérouxAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino Video, 2003.
Series: American Film Theatre series, Collection 3.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette   Visual material : English : Letterboxed edView all editions and formats
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A plotless four-person musical revue based on the songs of Belgian balladeer Jacques Brel, the show opens on a dark and rainy Parisian night. Three strangers -- a cab driver, a soldier, and a meek woman -- find themselves in a theater. After watching a puppet show, they venture backstage and then onto a beach, where they sing songs during increasingly surreal events.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Interviews
Named Person: Jacques Brel; Ely Landau; Edie Landau
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Brel; Mort Shuman; Elly Stone; Joe Masiell; Denis Héroux; Eric Blau; Michael Feingold; Edie Landau; Judy Lander; Annette Perrone; American Film Theatre.; Cinevideo, Inc.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 54480375
Notes: Based on the revue of the same title by Jacques Brel.
Special features: theatrical trailer; an essay by Michael Feingold; the AFT Cinebill; an interview with Edie Landau; "Ely Landau: in front of the camera," AFT promotional reel from 1974; the American Film Theatre trailer gallery; the American Film Theatre scrapbook.
Credits: Produced by Paul Marshall and Cinevideo Inc. ; director, Denis Héroux ; script, Eric Blau ; musical director, François Rauber ; photographer, René Verzier ; film editor, Yves Langlois ; produced for DVD by Brian Shirey.
Performer(s): Elly Stone (lady with shopping bag), Mort Shuman (taxi driver), Joe Masiell (Marine), Jacques Brel (himself), Judy Lander, Annette Perrone.
Description: 1 videocassette (97 min.) : sd. col. ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Features such songs as "Marathon," "Timid Frieda," "Marieke," "Ne Me Quitte Pas," "The Middle Class," "Jackie," "Au Suivant," "Chanson des Vieux Amours" and "Carousel (La Valse a Mille Temps)."
Series Title: American Film Theatre series, Collection 3.
Responsibility: produced by Paul Marshall and Cinevideo, Inc.; directed by Denis Heroux

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A plotless four-person musical revue based on the songs of Belgian balladeer Jacques Brel, the show opens on a dark and rainy Parisian night. Three strangers -- a cab driver, a soldier, and a meek woman -- find themselves in a theater. After watching a puppet show, they venture backstage and then onto a beach, where they sing songs during increasingly surreal events.

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