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Les Enchanteurs

Les Enchanteurs

Frédéric Laffont

Belgium, France | 2016 | 1 h 29 min
French, Flemish |
Subtitles: French
What is an Opera house? Who works there and what do they do? What ties one of the most prestigious Belgian Opera houses to society and audiences? Filmed across two opera seasons, in troubled times where culture doesn’t seem to be a priority for Europe anymore, this documentary brings us on stage and behind the scenes at the Monnaie in Brussels. At the very heart of the orchestra, in the dressing rooms or around the painters’ workshop, meet 400 individuals, sometimes visible, sometimes not, who work to make dreams become reality, night after night. Written and directed by Frédéric Laffont, Les Enchanteurs is the recipient of an Étoile de la Société des auteurs in France (SCAM) in 2017.
Director Frédéric Laffont
Editing Catherine Rascon
Voice José Van Dam
Sound mixing Stéphane Larrat
Cinematography Frédéric Laffont

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Frédéric Laffont

Frédéric Laffont

A great reporter and documentary filmmaker, Frédéric Laffont has won the most prestigious awards in the profession, including the Albert-London Prize for a documentary on the war in Lebanon and numerous Stars of the Society of Authors in France (SCAM).

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Les Enchanteurs (2016) ; Cowboys Don’t Cry (2015) ; Liban, des guerres et des hommes (2013) ; Dans les bottes de Clint (2012) ; 1$ pour 1 vie (2009) ; Mille et un jours (2003) ; Poussières de paix (2002) ; Maudits soient les yeux fermés (1994) ; À quoi rêvent les boxeurs ? (1993) ; Beyrouth, des balles et des ballons (1992) ; À cœur, à corps, à cris (1991) ; Poussières de guerre (1990) ; Pas de larmes pour Mao (1988) ; La Mer arrive encore au Liban (1986) ; La Guerre des nerfs (1986).

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