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Title Le joli mai [Hoopla electronic resource] / Sofra Productions ; un film de Chris Marker & Pierre L'Homme.

Imprint [United States] : Icarus Films : Made available through hoopla, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 145 min.)) : sd., col.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by Chris Marker.
Performer Narrator, Yves Montand ; commentary, Simone Signoret.
Summary LE JOLI MAI is a portrait of Paris and Parisians shot during May 1962. It is a film with several thousand actors including a poet, a student, an owl, a housewife, a stockbroker, a competitive dancer, two lovers, General de Gaulle and several cats. Filmed just after the March ceasefire between France and Algeria, LE JOLI MAI documents Paris during a turning point in French history: the first time since 1939 that France was not involved in any war.
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Paris (France) -- History -- 1944-
France -- Social conditions -- 1945-1995.
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962.
Added Author Marker, Chris, 1921-2012, film director, screenwriter.
L'Homme, Pierre, 1930- film director, director of photography.
Varlin, Catherine, screenwriter, film director.
Becker, Étienne, 1936- director of photography.
Clerval, Denys, director of photography.
Villemain, Pierre, director of photography
Zora, Eva, editor of moving image work.
Meunier, Annie, editor of moving image work.
Lecompère, Madeleine, editor of moving image work.
Legrand, Michel, 1932- composer.
Ravel, Jean, film director
Montand, Yves, 1921-1991, narrator.
Signoret, Simone, 1921-1985, narrator.
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Music No. MWT11488289
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