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  • ARTISTS & LOVE

    This documentary series will tell the story of intimate and tumultuous love stories in the context of art history. A love story is a fascinating detour that can lead us to discover and rediscover an artistic journey and the wor...

    ART - CULTURE New
    • Series (5 Episodes available)

    • Director(s):

      DELOGET (Delphine)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, BONNE COMPAGNIE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    This documentary series will tell the story of intimate and tumultuous love stories in the context of art history. A love story is a fascinating detour that can lead us to discover and rediscover an artistic journey and the works that are born from its romantic encounters. 

    The series brings us into the foot steps of Amedao Modigliani and Jeanne Hébuterne, Lee Miller and Man Ray or Gerda Taro and Robert Capa who, together, photograph the Spanish civil war, in a communion of romantic, political and artistic commitment.
    This love story is an excuse to narrate the lives of artists, their neuroses and narcissism, and to confront them to their alter ego, the other, their double.
    Each of the couples of this collection answers the same questions : is love compatible with creation ? Can artists reveal themselves through romantic passion ? Does love bring a renewed energy to Art ?

  • COLETTE, THE REBELLIOUS

    By turns novelist, mime, dancer, nude, critic, screenwriter, publicist, and even shopkeeper, Colette lived life to the full, continually reinventing herself through a series of scandals and metamorphoses. A provincial woman who...

    ART - CULTURE New
    • Director(s):

      DENJEAN (CECILE)

    • Producer(s):

      ROCHE PRODUCTIONS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except France).

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    By turns novelist, mime, dancer, nude, critic, screenwriter, publicist, and even shopkeeper, Colette lived life to the full, continually reinventing herself through a series of scandals and metamorphoses. A provincial woman who became an icon of the Belle Epoque, she became a celebrated writer, a pioneer of autofiction turning herself into a devilishly romantic character, inseparable from her work.
     

    Our film immerses the viewer in the novel of her life, a narrative in several acts, just like her successive metamorphoses.
    Retracing Colette’s career also means sketching a portrait of the early 20th century. With her, in the Paris of the Belle Epoque, we enter the intellectual and high-society worlds, meeting many of the colorful figures of the period as we move through the music-hall scene.

  • THE PORTRAIT OF DORIAN GRAY OR THE DREAM OF ETERNAL YOUTH

    “The Portrait of Dorian Gray” continues to find new readers and to inspire artists and creators the world over more than a century after its publication because Oscar Wilde gave his novel all the ingredients of a universal mast...

    ART - CULTURE Presale
    • Director(s):

      PICARD (Philippe), LAMBERT (JERÔME)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, HAUTEVILLE Productions

    • Territories:

      Europe.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    “The Portrait of Dorian Gray” continues to find new readers and to inspire artists and creators the world over more than a century after its publication because Oscar Wilde gave his novel all the ingredients of a universal masterpiece. 

    Driven by a rock ’n’ roll soundtrack and a directorial approach blending archives, live-action footage and animation, this documentary allows the viewer to experience the dramatic power of this fantasy tale that probes the torments of narcissism, and  explores the book’s premonitory dimension, which prefigures both the author’s tragic fate and contemporary society’s obsession with image.
     

  • FANTASTIC MR. MURRAY

    Outside of his films, Bill Murray is almost always an elusive man. He hates interviews but isn't a misanthrope. He prefers to be where we don't expect him. This film reveals the extraordinary character behind the famous actor. ...

    ART - CULTURE New
    • Director(s):

      BENHAMOU (Stéphane)

    • Producer(s):

      SIECLE Productions, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Europe.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, INTERNET, VOD

    Outside of his films, Bill Murray is almost always an elusive man. He hates interviews but isn't a misanthrope. He prefers to be where we don't expect him. This film reveals the extraordinary character behind the famous actor. You will discover the origin of his comedic genius, his passions, his causes...

    From Wilmette, the small town in Illinois where he grew up; to New York, where he established his fame in the Saturday Night Live; to Chicago, where he made his debut; Paris which fascinated him and Los Angeles which he hates – we will meet witnesses who will help us understand this one-off character.
    The structure pays homage to one of his instant classics: Groundhog Day. A never ending quest with its share of humor, tenderness, mystery and nonsense.
    Each day of this film deals with an aspect of his life from his childhood to nowadays: his personality, a place, a key moment in his career. Each day unravels a little more of the mystery and teach us more about his life and journey. Bill Murray's character in Groundhog Day wants to know everything about Andie MacDowell's tastes and avoid any mistake in hope of seducing her one day. Like him, the narrator of our film wants to take every parameter into account for the day he will finally manage to meet Bill Murray.

  • SAM SPIEGEL: CONQUERING HOLLYWOOD

    This film recounts the colorful career of the last tycoon of Hollywood’s Golden Age and explores the turbulent but creatively rewarding relationships between Spiegel and Hollywood giants John Huston, David Lean, Elia Kazan, Mar...

    ART - CULTURE New
    • Director(s):

      DE YOUNG (Robert), WELLINK (Stephan)

    • Producer(s):

      ELLENA (Eric), AYRES (IAN), YADE FRENCH CONNECTION, WELLINK (Stephan), DE YOUNG (Robert)

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    This film recounts the colorful career of the last tycoon of Hollywood’s Golden Age and explores the turbulent but creatively rewarding relationships between Spiegel and Hollywood giants John Huston, David Lean, Elia Kazan, Marlon Brando and Katherine Hepburn. 

    Sam Spiegel fled the specter of Nazi Germany in 1933 to become the most enigmatic and controversial film producer in the history of Hollywood, the equal of Selznick, Goldwyn, Zanuck and Mayer. He is the only person to win three Oscars as sole producer on a feature film, for On The Waterfront (1954), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962).  He also produced the iconic film The African Queen with Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn (1951).
     
    Spiegel was a pioneer of independent filmmaking whose movies stacked up dozens of Academy Awards. He was considered to be a storytelling producer who was passionate about the human spirit overcoming adversity, and chose complex plots that served a charismatic hero struggling against the world.  He had a refugee mentality, which fed his desire to survive irrespective of the difficulties he encountered and took great risks with producing in terms of the size of the production and its physical distance from Hollywood. For a number of years, Spiegel used SP Eagle as his professional name to avoid creditors and the authorities - he had a criminal record for passing bad cheques and, for a time, was an illegal immigrant to the US.

  • MICHAEL JACKSON, GONE TOO SOON

    10 years ago, the best-selling music artist of all times brutally disappeared, leaving the world grieving. Today, his father, brothers, friends, managers, employees, dancers and choreographers remember their Michael. 

    ART - CULTURE New
    • Director(s):

      GANZMANN (Gilles)

    • Producer(s):

      JARA PROD

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      English

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    10 years ago, the best-selling music artist of all times brutally disappeared, leaving the world grieving. Today, his father, brothers, friends, managers, employees, dancers and choreographers remember their Michael. 

    His talent, unique personality, his obsession with perfection and the events that led to his sudden death. Including Joe Jackson's last interviews.

  • CLAUDE CHABROL, THE MAVERICK

    He is an icon of the French New Wave, a popular filmmaker and free thinker; Claude Chabrol has left behind him a plentiful and eclectic filmography consisting of 58 feature films.  Beyond cinema, his name has become an adjectiv...

    ART - CULTURE New
    • Director(s):

      MAISTRE CHABROL (CECILE)

    • Producer(s):

      PLAN B ET COMPAGNIE, INA

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      German, English, Spanish, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    He is an icon of the French New Wave, a popular filmmaker and free thinker; Claude Chabrol has left behind him a plentiful and eclectic filmography consisting of 58 feature films.  Beyond cinema, his name has become an adjective: “Chabrol-like”.

    Discover an earthy and fun-loving filmmaker; a happy man as described by himself and his entourage.

  • LOOKING FOR THE HOBBIT

    Everyone knows the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, now discover the universe of Tolkien and the legends that inspired them.

    ART - CULTURE
    • Series (4 Episodes available)

    • Director(s):

      SIMONNET (OLIVIER)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE DEUTSCHLAND TV GMBH, WESTDEUTSCHER RUNDFUNK, CERIGO FILMS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2014

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Everyone knows the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, now discover the universe of Tolkien and the legends that inspired them.

    John Howe, the famous illustrator of Tolkien’s novels and the conceptual artist for Peter Jackson’s films, decided to find out more, and set off in search of the legends - and the places that gave rise to them.
     
    From the enchanted forest of Brocéliande to the sets of the New Zealand studios, Looking for the Hobbit plunges us into a universe we could never imagine existed. A quest to the very roots of our imagination.

  • BECOMING CARY GRANT

    For the first time, one of Hollywood’s greatest stars tells his own story, in his own words. From a childhood of poverty to global fame, Cary Grant, the ultimate self-made star, explores his own screen image and what it took to...

    ART - CULTURE
    • Director(s):

      KIDEL (MARK)

    • Producer(s):

      YUZU PRODUCTIONS, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2016

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    For the first time, one of Hollywood’s greatest stars tells his own story, in his own words. From a childhood of poverty to global fame, Cary Grant, the ultimate self-made star, explores his own screen image and what it took to create it.

    Cary Grant is one of the most enduring icons of the Hollywood golden era. Described by the film historian and biographer David Thomson as the greatest screen actor of all time, Grant is without doubt the actor whose style as the suave and elegant man-in-the-suit has remained iconic and modern: his image is still used in advertising and inspired Don Draper in Mad Men.
     
    The 85' version, screened during Cannes Film Festival, & produced for Showtime Networks, the BBC and Arte, is available to watch here:
    https://vimeo.com/279835531
    Please contact your sales agent to get the password to access the video.

    2018: Selected at the ARTFIFA - Festival international du Film sur l'Art. 2017: offical selection at the International Film Festival of Edinburgh (Scotland); Cannes Classic Selection at the International Film Festival of Cannes (France).

  • ALAIN DELON, A UNIQUE PORTRAIT

    This fascinating portrait is for anyone who wants to know more about the man behind the mask. By the end of the film, you will view this famous French icon in a totally different light.  Delon speaks in a series of surprising i...

    ART - CULTURE
    • Director(s):

      KOHLY (PHILIPPE)

    • Producer(s):

      NILAYA PRODUCTIONS, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2015

    • Language(s):

      English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    This fascinating portrait is for anyone who wants to know more about the man behind the mask. By the end of the film, you will view this famous French icon in a totally different light.  Delon speaks in a series of surprising interviews, spanning nearly 50 years.
     

    A portrait of Alain Delon that sets out to remove the masks of this defence-ridden, international icon - for the very first time.The portrait focuses entirely on its main subject - it is “pure Delon”, with no other interviewees. Via numerous film excerpts, it follows the actor’s path right from the start. At the end of this breathtaking journey, a new vision emerges: Alain Delon, the man of 87 movies and the most handsome face in French cinema, remains a mystery. 

  • BORSALINO, A HAT IN HOLLYWOOD

    The word "Borsalino" today designates a felt hat. The Borsalino family brand has become a household name, like that of Tupperware, Kleenex or Walkman.

    ART - CULTURE
    • Director(s):

      VIOLA (Enrica), ROTA (PAOLA)

    • Producer(s):

      UNAFILM, FILMS D'ICI 2 (LES), ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2015

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL

    The word "Borsalino" today designates a felt hat. The Borsalino family brand has become a household name, like that of Tupperware, Kleenex or Walkman.

    The quality felt hat, born in a small family factory in Alessandria in the 1850s, rose in status from manufactured object to veritable international myth when the craftsmanship of a small provincial town met the Hollywood dream. This film recounts the history of the manufacture of this myth, which has close ties to the history of cinema in the early 20th century.
     
    Also available: feature-length version (79').

  • BARDOT, THE MISUNDERSTOOD

    Brigitte Bardot, an emblem of female emancipation and sexual liberation, went from the status of innocent girl to that of femme fatale under the gaze of filmmakers and the media.

    ART - CULTURE
    • Director(s):

      TEBOUL (DAVID)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, GAUMONT TELEVISION

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2013

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Brigitte Bardot, an emblem of female emancipation and sexual liberation, went from the status of innocent girl to that of femme fatale under the gaze of filmmakers and the media.

    Blending previously unseen family archives with passages from Bardot’s autobiography, and the photographs that shaped her image with the films in which she starred, this documentary provides a subjective and sensitive rereading of the Bardot myth.
     
    For the first time, we see a darker side of Brigitte Bardot, alluded to in her own writings and in the movies that drained her. What lay behind her sunny, blond, natural, dream-girl image?

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