Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Jacques Brel
Director: Denis Heroux Cast: Jacques Brel
Jacques Brel
, Joe Masiell
Joe Masiell
, Mort Shuman
Mort Shuman
Denis Heroux

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Overview

This screen adaptation of the popular revue saluting the songs of French composer Jacques Brel (produced as part of the American Film Theater series) has been given a respectful presentation for its release on DVD. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris has been given a letterboxed transfer to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The songs are performed in English, with no multiple language options included. Bonus materials include the film's original trailer (as well as trailers for the other movies in the American Film Theater series), the complete contents of the original program distributed with the film, a documentary on producer Ely Landau, an interview with his wife and collaborator Edie Landau, and a profile of the American Film Theater series.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/11/2003
UPC: 0738329029524
Original Release: 1975
Rating: PG
Source: Kino Lorber
Presentation: [Letterbox]
Time: 1:37:00
Sales rank: 41,438

Special Features

Theatrical trailer; "Jacques Brel and Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" - An essay by Michael Feingold, Chief Theatre Critic, the Village Voice; The AFT Cinebill for Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris; An Interview With Edie Landau, Executive in Charge, the American Film Theatre; Ely Landau: In Front of the Camera - AFT promotional reel, 1974; The American Film Theatre trailer gallery - Includes a complete list of the AFT films; The American Film Theatre Scrapbook; Enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jacques Brel Actor
Joe Masiell Marine
Mort Shuman Taxi Driver
Elly Stone Lady with Shopping Bag

Technical Credits
Denis Heroux Director
Jean André Art Director
Eric Blau Screenwriter
Jacques Brel Score Composer
Claude Heroux Producer
Yves Langlois Editor
Yves Longlois Editor
Paul Marshall Producer
Francois Rauber Score Composer,Musical Arrangement,Musical Direction/Supervision
Jeannine Vergne Costumes/Costume Designer
René Verzier Cinematographer
Moni Yakim Choreography

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. "Madeleine" [3:38]
2. "Marathon" [7:17]
3. "My Childhood" [4:20]
4. "The Statue" [3:56]
5. "Brussels" [3:18]
6. "Jackie" [3:20]
7. "Timid Frieda" [3:56]
8. The Taxi Cab Driver [2:45]
9. "The Old Folks" [4:53]
10. "Alone" [3:34]
11. "I Loved" [2:36]
12. "Funeral Tango" [3:17]
13. "Bachelor's Dance" [2:28]
14. "Amsterdam" [3:44]
15. "Ne Me Quitte Pas" [3:50]
16. "The Desperate Ones" [3:32]
17. "Sons Of" [3:02]
18. "The Bulls" [2:37]
19. "Marieke" [3:21]
20. "The Last Supper" [4:11]
21. "Mathilde" [2:29]
22. "The Middle Class" [3:38]
23. "Songs of the Old Lovers" [4:11]
24. "Next" [2:54]
25. "Carousel" [3:44]
26. "If We Only Have Love" [6:25]

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