Completed Films

Music in European film

A Film by João Correa

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The film pays homage through new technology to traditional European cinema (35mm black and white and colour). This documentary invites the général public to discover European High Definition technology, digital sound and a particularly well defined image on larger and more rectangular screens. "Music in European Film" revolves around the musical themes of films by major European composers and directors. The Lisbon "Nova Filamonia" orchestra conducted by Antoine Duhamel was filmed by Joäo Correa during the rehearsals and the gala public concert marking the closure of the European Cinema and Television Year (ECTVY) in november 1989. In an original and personal montage, the director has inserted silent extracts from famous films showing many actors and actresses familiar to many European viewers. Amalia Rodrigues, conducted by Alvaro Cassuto, sings themes from well as in Betacam SP 625 lines

Product guide
58 min
Haute définition européenne

Film Crew
Director : João Correa
Cinematographer - D.O.P. : Fernando Casca
Sound : Rui Xisto, Carlos Lima, Carlos Numes
Editor : Yves Van Herstraeten
Music : Orchestre Nova Filarmonia Portuguesa,
Avec les musiques de:
Antoine Duhamel, Peer Raben, Hans-Werner Henze, Nino Rota, Jean Prodromides, Joseph Kosma, Raul Ferrão, Carlos Paredes

Cobra films
RTP (TV Portugal)

With The Support
Avec le soutien de la CEE
Avec le soutien de l'Année européenne du cinéma et de la télévision

RTP (TV portugaise), France Télévision

Festival (s)
Festival d'Albertville (France),
Festival de Photokina (Allemagne)