Carte blanche to
Amanda Lear

October

10-13 2018

Carte blanche to Amanda Lear

She is Salvador Dali’s muse, disco singer, television presenter, model for Paco Rabanne, comedian, immortal wearing a bibi hat and accompanied by a panther on the album cover For Your Pleasure of Roxy Music, painter, Grosses Têtes resident, Amanda Lear is a familiar face of our cultural and audiovisual landscape for almost 40 years. But she remains elusive. Is this because we ignore her year of birth? Is this because she flits about a career to another with this ambiguous charm and this classy aplomb of a military child? This year the fifib hopes to unveil her cinephile face giving her a carte blanche with three films of her choice and that she will present, between showy past (The red shoes by Michael Powell), deadly glamor (Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock) and intriguing conditional (the documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, about the failed version of a science-fiction great classic in which Amanda Lear should have played in the 70’s). Hail to the Queen Lear!

Meeting

 

With Amanda Lear

October 13, 3:30 PM – Station Ausone
☞ Open entry until filled to capacity

Film programming
2018

The Red Shoes

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressbruger

GBR / 1948 / 135 MIN

Boris Lermontov – director of the prestigious ballet company that has his name – meets Victoria Page, a dancer who convinces him to hire her. At the same time, he hires a young composer, Julien Craster. Uncompromising, Lermontov manages his employees with a heavy hand, and demand that they devote themselves to their careers.

October 10, 3:00 PM – CGR Le Français

Jodorowsky’s Dune

Frank Pavich

USA-FRA / 2013 / 90 MIN

In 1975, the French producer Michel Seydoux proposes to Alejandro Jodorowsky a very ambitious adaptation of the sci-fi book Dune on theatres. The casting gathers Mick Jagger, Orson Welles, Salvador Dali, the Pink Floyd and many others, but mainly Amanda Lear. Jodorowsky’s Dune of Frank Pavich traces the extraordinary saga of this ghost film which was supposed to be « the biggest film of cinema history ».

October 11, 8:00 PM – CGR Le Français

Vertigo

Alfred Hitchcock

USA / 1959 / 129 MIN

Scottie is afraid of heights and it harms him in his job as a police officer. Proven to be guilty for the death of one of his colleagues, he decides to leave the police. An old relationship contacts him so that he follows his wife, possessed by the spirit of her ancestress, according to him. Scottie falls in love with the young woman and finds himself buffeted by events he can not control.

October 12, 3:00 PM – CGR Le Français

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