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Music Is Music

Music Is Music

Mathieu Amalric

France | 2017 | 20 min
In a poetic composition of song, narration, and images, this film follows Canadian soprano and orchestra conductor Barbara Hannigan, accompanied by the Ludwig Orchestra, as she records her album Crazy Girl Crazy. Why did she choose these three pieces, in essence so different, but which intimately resonate with her: Berio’s Sequenza III, Berg’s Lulu Suite, and Gershwin’s Girl Crazy? With this musical voyage peering into a world of precision and sharing, where a passionate woman brings forth a vocal tour de force, Mathieu Amalric, César winner for Best Actor in 2005 and 2008, shows us once more his talent behind the camera with this new opus that goes beyond a mere artist’s portrait. A discussion with 
Director Mathieu Amalric
Editing Caroline Detournay
Sound Guido Tichelman
Sound mixing Stéphane Thiébaut
Cinematography Lucie Baudinaud
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Mathieu Amalric

Mathieu Amalric

Eclectic actor, Mathieu Amalric played in many films, from arthouse cinema to american blockbusters. He has won twice the César of Best Actor, in 2005 and 2008. As a director, he won in 2010 the Best Director Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his film On Tour.
Premières répétitions (Barbara Hannigan et LUDWIG Orchestra travaillent « Lulu Suite » d’Alban Berg) (2017) ; C’est presque au bout du monde (2015) ; La chambre bleue (2014) ; Zorn (20102017) ; Sfar (2010) ; Tournée (2010) ; La chose publique (2003) ; Le stade de Winbledon (2001) ; Mange ta soupe (1997).

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