Volker Schlöndorff shoots <i>The Tin Drum</i>, based on the novel by Günter Grass

Volker Schlöndorff shoots The Tin Drum, based on the novel by Günter Grass

31 jan 1979
03m 39s
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Report on the shooting of the film The Tin Drum and interview with director Volker Schlöndorff and the original author of the novel, Günter Grass.

Bohumil Hrabal

Bohumil Hrabal

31 jan 1992
04m 06s
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The Plasticien Jiri Kolar talks about his friend, the Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal: his beginning, when Kolar had helped Hrabal to publish his first collection, his passage from poetry to prose, their common taste for the painter Bruegel and an analysis of the Hrabal style.

Antonio Gadès's <i>Carmen</i>

Antonio Gadès's Carmen

31 jan 1998
02m 48s
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Commented excerpts of Antonio Gadès's Carmen show at the Palais des Sports in Paris. Report from Madrid showing Gadès working with his company. Interviews with Elvira Andrés, ballet master, and Gadès that highlight the high standards he requires. His final project before she quits is directing a Don Quichotte show.

Interview with Roberto Benigni about<i>Asterix &amp; Obelix take on Caesar</i>

Interview with Roberto Benigni aboutAsterix & Obelix take on Caesar

31 jan 1999
04m 56s
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Roberto Benigni is interviewed regarding his participation in Claude Zidi's film Asterix & Obelix take on Caesar which he describes as a "little dream": his opinion on the film as it compares to the comic strip, his complicity with Gérard Depardieu and Christian Clavier on the shoot, the way he went from Life Is Beautiful to this much lighter superproduction, and the universality of cinema.