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Les aventures de « Histoire du soldat »

Les aventures de « Histoire du soldat »

Michel Van Zele

France, Switzerland | 2018 | 53 min
French |
Subtitles: French
Available on ARTS.FILM from September 30, 2022

In 1918, composer Igor Stravinsky, writer Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz and conductor Ernest Ansermet decided to create a travelling musical production that would profoundly influence the music of the 20th century. Their work entitled Histoire du soldat brought together various forms of expression in what was an innovative new art form. This documentary by Michel Van Zele celebrates this literary and musical creation, revisited in 2018 by the Opéra de Lyon and the Opéra de Lausanne. Featuring archival images, animations, interviews and magnificent music, this documentary takes us on a journey back in time.
Director Michel Van Zele
Script Michel Van Zele
Production Cédric Bonin, Heinz Dill
Editing Anouk Zivy
Sound Bjorn Cornelius
Sound mixing Fred Kohler
Cinematography David Aim, Daniel Guinand
Animation Jean-Baptiste Perrin
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Michel Van Zele

Michel Van Zele

Born in 1945, Michel Van Zele, after having been a film club leader, then a critic for the magazine Image et Son, joined the Research Department of the ORTF in 1971 where he participated in the series Un certain regard until 1974. It is in this spirit of studio d’essai” that he has been making a number of film essays for the past fifty years, among which we can mention : Black Sun (Ecumenical Grand Prize at the 1984 Nyon Festival), The Passion According to Callas (Grand Prize for directing at the 1989 Art Film Festival), The Messengers of the Shadow (FIPA d’Or du documentaire de création 1992), Henri Dutilleux, à portée du voix in 2003 (Grand Prix for music at the Art Film Festival), Freddy Buache, passeur du 7ème Art in 2007 (Locarno, La Rochelle), Les Caravage de Philippe de Béthune, L’ombre d’un doute in 2008.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Les aventures de « Histoire du soldat » (2018) ; Les Caravage de Philippe de Béthune, l’ombre d’un doute (2008) ; Freddy Buache, passeur du 7e art (2007) ; Henri Dutilleux, à portée de voix (2003) ; Alberto Giacometti, qu’est-ce qu’une tête ? (2000) ; Les Journalistes dans la tourmente (1999) ; Lyon/​Satolas — un monde à part (1997) ; Gueules noires de pères en fils (1996) ; Les Espions de l’atome (1995) ; La Passion selon Jean Genet (1995) ; Nancy a le torticolis — Provence 1944 (1994) ; Jacques Truphémus, peintre de l’impalpable (1993) ; Opéra de Lyon : Jean Nouvel (1993) ; Les Messagers de l’ombre (1991) ; La Passion selon Callas (1989) ; Les Territoires littéraires de Louis Calaferte (1988) ; Les colporteurs du Front Populaire — le Groupe Octobre (1986) ; Soleil noir (1983)

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