In the Tracks of

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In the Tracks of
Directed by Pascale Cuenot
Produced by Prelight Films: Pascale Cuenot / Remy Boudet
Written by Pascale Cuenot
Edited by Pascale Berson / Sylvie Perrin
Distributed by TPS Star, RTBF
Running time
52' (also 80' version)
Country France

In the Tracks of is a 52 minute documentary series about the greatest international film score composers, written and directed by Pascale Cuenot, and produced by Prelight Films. The series aims to restore the importance of film scores in the music history, to explore the relations between music and cinema and also to propose a deeper reflection upon the creative process.

Portraits[edit]

In the tracks of Gabriel Yared (2006)[edit]

The first of the series. As an international composer, Gabriel Yared has written the original score of numerous films, including Betty Blue by Jean-Jacques Beineix, Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten, The Lover by Jean-Jacques Annaud, The English Patient, Cold Mountain, The Talented Mr Ripley and Breaking & Entering by Anthony Minghella. In the Tracks of Gabriel Yared brings the audience into the creative process of his film scores through interviews with collaborative personalities like Jean-Hugues Anglade and Jean-Jacques Annaud, from the very personal beginning to the movie theatre projectors.

In the tracks of Maurice Jarre (2007)[edit]

The second documentary of this collection is dedicated to Maurice Jarre. 60 years of successful career, 200 themes music, 70 years of theater, from the National Popular Theatre to the Academy Awards of Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago. In front of his piano, he tells the audience about his life made of music. The interviews include Adrian Lyne, George Miller, Jean Rochefort, Omar Sharif, Peter Weir, Volker Schlöndorff, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Laurence Badie.

In the tracks of Georges Delerue (2008)[edit]

Georges Delerue is the third portrait of this series. This film aims to revive the memory of this great composer from the French School, who dedicated the major part of his art and of his work to theme music. He was the author of more than 200 film scores.

Upcoming portraits[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Auxerre Film Festival/ Retrieved on 8 October 2008
  • [2] Radio France and Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon Film Festival/ Retrieved on 8 October 2008
  • [3] Osaka Film Festival/ Retrieved on 8 October 2008
  • [4] Salon du Cinema of Paris/ Retrieved on 8 October 2008
  • [5] Gabriel Yared Website/ Retrieved on 8 October 2008

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