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Philippe Sarde
PHILIPPE SARDE (born 21 June 1948) is a French film composer. Considered among the most versatile and talented French film composers of his generation, Sarde has scored over two hundred films, film shorts, and television mini-series. He received an Academy Award nomination for Tess (1979), and twelve César Award
César Award
nominations, winning for Barocco (1976) and The Judge and the Assassin (1976). In 1993, Sarde received the Joseph Plateau Music Award . CONTENTS * 1 Life and career * 2 Selected filmography * 3 Awards and nominations * 4 References * 5 External links LIFE AND CAREER Philippe Sarde was born 21 June 1948 in Neuilly-sur-Seine , Hauts-de-Seine
Hauts-de-Seine
, Île-de-France, France. His mother, Andrée Gabriel, was a singer in the Paris Opera. Through his mother's encouragement, he became interested in music from the early age of three
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Hauts-de-Seine
HAUTS-DE-SEINE (French: ; literally " Seine Heights") is a department of France . It is part of the Métropole du Grand Paris and of the Île-de- France region, and covers the western inner suburbs of Paris . It is small and densely populated and contains the modern office, theatre, and shopping complex known as _ La Défense _. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Administration * 3 History * 4 Economy * 5 Politics * 6 Demographics * 6.1 Place of birth of residents * 7 Tourism * 8 References * 9 External links GEOGRAPHYHauts-de- Seine and two other small départements, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val-de-Marne , form a ring around Paris, known as the _Petite Couronne _ (i.e. "little crown") and are together with the City of Paris included in the Greater Paris since January 1, 2016
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Île-de-France (region)
ÎLE-DE-FRANCE (English: /ˌiːl də ˈfrɑːns/ , French : ( listen ), "Island of France"), also known as the région parisienne ("PARISIAN REGION"; see Etymology ), is one of the 18 regions of France
France
, and includes the city of Paris. It covers 12,012 square kilometres (4,638 square miles), and has its own regional council and president. It has a population of 12,005,077 as of January 2014, equivalent to 18.2% of the population of France. The region is made up of eight administrative departments : Paris
Paris
, Essonne , Hauts-de-Seine , Seine-Saint-Denis , Seine-et-Marne , Val-de-Marne , Val-d\'Oise and Yvelines
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France
FRANCE (locally ), officially the FRENCH REPUBLIC (_République française_ ), is a country with territory status in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories . The European, or metropolitan, area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea , and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean . The republic also includes French Guiana on the South American continent and several islands in the Atlantic , Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions (5 of which are situated overseas) span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) which, as of January 2017, has a total population of almost 67 million people. France is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris , the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre
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Film Score
A FILM SCORE (also sometimes called BACKGROUND SCORE, BACKGROUND MUSIC, MOVIE SOUNDTRACK, FILM MUSIC or INCIDENTAL MUSIC) is original music written specifically to accompany a film. The score forms part of the film's soundtrack , which also usually includes dialogue and sound effects , and comprises a number of orchestral, instrumental, or choral pieces called cues , which are timed to begin and end at specific points during the film in order to enhance the dramatic narrative and the emotional impact of the scene in question. Scores are written by one or more composers , under the guidance of, or in collaboration with, the film's director or producer and are then usually performed by an ensemble of musicians – most often comprising an orchestra or band, instrumental soloists, and choir or vocalists – and recorded by a sound engineer . Film scores encompass an enormous variety of styles of music, depending on the nature of the films they accompany
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Composer
A COMPOSER ( Latin _compōnō_; literally "one who puts together") is a person who creates or writes music , which can be vocal music (for a singer or choir ), instrumental music (e.g., for solo piano , string quartet , wind quintet or orchestra ) or music which combines both instruments and voices (e.g., opera or art song , which is a singer accompanied by a pianist). The core meaning of the term refers to individuals who have contributed to the tradition of Western classical music through creation of works expressed in written musical notation (e.g., sheet music scores). Many composers are also skilled performers, either as singers, instrumentalists , or conductors . Examples of composers who are also well known for their ability as performers include J. S. Bach (an organist ), Mozart (violin and piano ), and Beethoven , Liszt and Chopin (all skilled pianists)
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Academy Award
_Spotlight _ BEST PICTURE_Moonlight _The ACADEMY AWARDS, now known officially as THE OSCARS, is a set of twenty-four awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar". The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel , are overseen by AMPAS. The awards ceremony was first broadcast on radio in 1930 and televised for the first time in 1953. It is now seen live in more than 200 countries and can be streamed live online. The Academy Awards ceremony is the oldest worldwide entertainment awards ceremony
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Tess (film)
TESS is a 1979 drama film directed by Roman Polanski , an adaptation of Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy
's 1891 novel Tess of the d\'Urbervilles . The screenplay was written by Gérard Brach , John Brownjohn , and Roman Polanski. The film received positive critical reviews upon release and was nominated for six Academy Awards , including Best Picture , winning three for Best Cinematography , Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design . CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 Production * 4 Music * 5 Alternate versions * 6 Release * 6.1 Critical reception * 7 Accolades * 8 References * 9 External links PLOTThe story takes place in Thomas Hardy\'s Wessex during the Victorian period . The events of the story are set in motion when a clergyman , Parson Tringham, has a chance conversation with John Durbeyfield, a simple farmer
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César Award
The CéSAR AWARD is the national film award of France
France
. It is delivered in the Nuit des César ceremony and was first awarded in 1976. The nominations are selected by the members of twelve categories of filmmaking professionals and supported by the French Ministry of Culture . The nationally televised award ceremony is held in the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris each year in February. It is an initiative from the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma which was founded in 1975. The César Award
César Award
is considered the highest film honor in France, the French film industry's equivalent to the Molière Award for theatre, and the Victoires de la Musique for music. In cinema, it is the French equivalent of the Academy Award in the United States and the BAFTA Awards in the United Kingdom
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Barocco
BAROCCO is a 1976 French romantic thriller film, directed by André Téchiné . The film stars Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani
, Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu
and Marie-France Pisier . Identity, redemption and resurrection are the themes of the film. The plot follows a young woman who convinces her boxer boyfriend to accept a bribe to tell a lie that discredits a local politician. When the boyfriend is murdered, she is racked with guilt until she meets the killer and plans to remake him into the image of her slain lover. The film won three César Awards
César Awards
: Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Cinematography and Best Music. The film had a total of 678,734 admissions in France
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The Judge And The Assassin
THE JUDGE AND THE ASSASSIN (French : LE JUGE ET L\'ASSASSIN) is a 1976 French drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier
Bertrand Tavernier
. The film won two César Awards in 1977. It is based on the life of mass murderer Joseph Vacher . CONTENTS * 1 Selected cast * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links SELECTED CAST * Philippe Noiret
Philippe Noiret
as Judge Rousseau * Michel Galabru as Sgt. Joseph Bouvier * Isabelle Huppert as Rose * Jean-Claude Brialy as Villedieu, Attorney * Renée Faure as Mme
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Joseph Plateau Awards
A JOSEPH PLATEAU AWARD was an accolade presented by the Flanders International Film Festival Ghent , first awarded in 1985. The awards were given in several categories to honor cinematic achievements in the film industry . They were restricted to Belgian cinema and Belgian producers, directors, and actors. The name of the award comes from the physicist Joseph Plateau
Joseph Plateau
(1801–1883). They were considered to be the Belgian equivalent to the Academy Awards of the United States. In 2001, the awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the Flanders International Film Festival Ghent , which initially co-founded the event. The last award ceremony was held on March 7, 2006 in Ghent . Since then, the Flemish Film Awards and the Magritte Awards were established in 2010 and 2011, respectively
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Neuilly-sur-Seine
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 _Population without double counting _: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a French _commune _ just west of Paris , in the department of Hauts-de-Seine . A suburb of Paris, Neuilly is immediately adjacent to the city and directly extends it. The area is composed of mostly wealthy, select residential neighbourhoods, and many corporate headquarters are located there. This is one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris
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Noël Gallon
NOëL GALLON (11 September 1891 – 26 December 1966) was a French composer and music educator . His compositional output includes several choral works and vocal art songs, 10 preludes , a Toccata for piano , a Sonata for flute and bassoon , a Fantasy for piano and orchestra , an Orchestral Suite, and the lyrical drama Paysans et Soldats (1911). Born in Paris, Gallon was the younger brother of composer Jean Gallon with whom he studied harmony at the Paris Conservatoire . In 1910 he won the Prix de Rome with the cantata Acis et Galathée. In 1920 he joined the faculty of the conservatoire as a professor of solfège . He began teaching counterpoint at the school in 1926
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Vladimir Cosma
VLADIMIR COSMA (born 13 April 1940) is a Romanian-born French composer, conductor and violinist. He was born into a family of musicians. His father, Teodor Cosma, was a pianist and conductor, his mother a writer-composer, his uncle, Edgar Cosma, composer and conductor, and one of his grandmothers, pianist, a student of the renowned Ferruccio Busoni
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Claude Sautet
CLAUDE SAUTET (23 February 1924 – 22 July 2000) was a French author and film director. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Filmography (Director) * 3 Filmography (Writer) * 4 Filmography (other) * 5 References * 6 External links BIOGRAPHYBorn in Montrouge
Montrouge
, Hauts-de-Seine, France, Sautet first studied painting and sculpture before attending a film university in Paris where he began his career and later became a television producer. He filmed his first movie, Bonjour Sourire, in 1955. He earned international attention with Les Choses de la Vie (1969), which he wrote and directed, like the rest of his later films. It was shown in competition at the 1970 Cannes Festival, where it was well received. The film also revived the career of Romy Schneider ; she acted in several of Sautet's later films
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