THURSDAY, MARCH 26 – 4:30 PM – 1H37 – ALL AUDIENCES
Presentation by and discussion with director and cinematographer Charlotte Silvera
Julien Clerc, Claude François, Pascal Obispo, Sophie Marceau, Johnny Hallyday, Juliette Gréco, Vanessa Paradis, Barbara, Mort Schuman, Julio Iglesias, France Gall, Angelo Branduardi, Alain Chamfort, Françoise Hardy, Christophe, Catherine Lara, Louis Bertignac… or even Roger Waters !
What do those world famous artists have in common?
What they have in common is a remarkable poet, songwriter who wrote for each and everyone of them: Etienne Roda-Gil.
This documentary pays tribute to the creativity of this “industrial poet” as he liked to be called, to this incredible visionary and witness of his time, thanks to the interviews led by Charlotte Silvera, brutally interrupted by the disappearance of Roda on May 28, 2004. But other have taken over: composers, performers and those close to Roda to evoke the considerable place he held in the French song sphere, and the luminous path they traveled on together.
“There’s songs that help you to live and there’s songs that help you to die”
CAST & CREW
DIRECTOR Charlotte Silveira
CINEMATOGRAPHERS Olivier Avellana, David Serfati, Nicolas Fauvel, Joachim de Leon Radu,
Antoine Rivière, Sam Evans, Thibaut Ras, Charlotte Silvera
PRODUCER Florence Muracciole
STARRING Julien Clerc, Vanessa Paradis, Roger Waters, Etienne Roda-Gil, Louis Bertignac, Marianne Faithfull, Jean-Pierre Boutayre
PRODUCTION LANGUAGE French
RUNNING TIME 1h 37min