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Les années 80 (1983)

This is a making of a musical, with Chantal Ackerman behind and in front of the camera.It is mostly a collection of clips, talks, directions, lectures..... with the camera capturing the whole adventure.

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Chantal Akerman
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aischa Bentebouche Aischa Bentebouche
Katherine Best Katherine Best
François Beukelaers François Beukelaers
Daniela Bisconti Daniela Bisconti
Warre Borgmans Warre Borgmans
Anne-Marie Cappeliez Anne-Marie Cappeliez ... (as Anne-Marie Cappelier)
Cathy Carrera Cathy Carrera
Amid Chakir Amid Chakir
Eric Châle Eric Châle
Harry Cleven Harry Cleven
Aurore Clément
Nicole Debarre Nicole Debarre
Patrick Dechêne Patrick Dechêne
Goele Derick Goele Derick
Annick Detollenaere Annick Detollenaere
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This is a making of a musical, with Chantal Ackerman behind and in front of the camera.It is mostly a collection of clips, talks, directions, lectures..... with the camera capturing the whole adventure.

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Country:

Belgium | France

Language:

French

Release Date:

2 October 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Eighties See more »

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Mono

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Color (Fujicolor)
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The making of Golden Eighties.
31 July 2019 | by morrison-dylan-fanSee all my reviews

After catching the stylish New Wave Film Noir Drama, Meeuwen sterven in de haven (1955-also reviewed) I looked for a title to view to wrap up my viewings for ICM's Dutch film challenge. Misplacing Golden Eighties (which I've since found!) I decided to step back in time to the 80's making-of.

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Filling the last 30 minutes with a showcase of Musical numbers that would not appear in a film until Golden Eighties in 1986, director Chantal Akerman composes a bridge between her early experimental style with the slickness that later played in Eighties. Doing away with any pretentious image of the musical director and film maker, Akeman brings out a melody to the multiple takes done by the cast, (with gentle direction from Akeman off-screen) with each missed & win combo leading to the sight of a joyful Akeman listening to a recording of the 80's.


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