An obituary for the Henri Langlois museum

Numéro de notice

6433

Durée

00:52:42

Année de production

1997

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16/9
Couleur
Sonore

Réalisateur(s)

ROUCH Jean

Résumé

One afternoon in July 1997, Jean Rouch, a former president of the Cinémathèque française, conducted an improvised visit of the Musée du cinéma at the Palais de Chaillot, just when it had been decided to relocate it. Taking on the role of a guide, he roamed through the museum's rooms on a journey through the history of cinema illustrated with anecdotes about the creation of the museum.
Filmed in sequence shots, this obituary is a nostalgic stroll through an exhibition in its unique setting, which had already begun to be dismantled. This is an exceptional document, which had been shot just a few days before a fire broke out at the Palais de Chaillot, which hastened the closure of the museum that Langlois had dreamed of.

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Thématiques scientifiques

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