Manon 70 (1968) Part II

Manon is what we call in France a ‘courtisane’ a beautiful woman with ‘low morals’ who gravitates around wealthy and influencial men. When she truly falls in love with a young journalist (I suppose that’s Jean Aurel’s idea of a ‘poor’ man), things start to get rather complicated. You necessarily miss some interest and possible […]

Belphegor ou le Fantôme du Louvre (1965)

Director: Claude Barma Costume designers: Christiane Coste, Françoise Tournafond Closing credits music: Antoine Duhamel (sampled in 2001 by Wu Tan Clan for ‘Gravel Pit’) First published on my previous blog on 21st February 2010 Belphegor ou le fantôme du Louvre (Belphegor or the ghost of the Louvre) was developed for French TV in the mid-60’s mixing what French […]