Tag Archives: Claude Melki

Jean-Daniel Pollet – L’acrobate (1976)

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Fifth and last film of the Jean-Daniel Pollet / Claude Melki duo. Léon, a Keatonian bath boy, one day discovers tango. It’s the passion. Léon will either be a dance champion or not. Léon takes his first steps with Smoke, a prostitute with whom he is in love. Together they win prizes. Together, they… At the same time jerky and harmonious, imbued with mood swings and breaks in tone, a fascinating dance film which embraces its subject with airy grace, all this with the wonderful music of Antoine Duhamel Read More »

Jean-Daniel Pollet – Gala (1961)

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A night in a club. The magic of little things happening and ‘dishappening’ with some kind of ironic tenderness Read More »

Jean-Daniel Pollet – Pourvu qu’on ait l’ivresse… AKA As Long as You Get Drunk… (1958)

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In a ballroom dance, a shy young man tries to find a young girl to dance with … The clumsiness and ease of the dancers, the hesitations of the flirters, an atmosphere of celebration and derision, filmed with sensitivity, without comment or dialogue. Read More »