Les violons du bal (1974) [Upgrade]


For many years, filmmaker Michel Drach wanted to tell the story of his childhood during WWII and his family’s escape from the occupying Nazis. The film explores his bittersweet memories, inter-cutting between his quest to make the film and the past.

Director: Michel Drach.
Stars: Marie-Josée Nat, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Gabrielle Doulcet, David Drach, Christian Rist, Nathalie Roussel, Paul Le Person, Guy Saint-Jean, Yves Afonso, Guldo Alberti, Noëlle Leiris, Malvina Penne, Hella Piétri.

1974 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.


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One Comment

  1. Apneia
    July 27, 2021

    Beautiful, devastating film. Thank you for posting this.
    Best Actress for Marie-José Nat at the Cannes film festival 1974.
    This is a nice, clean copy of the restored version from 2014.

    Another film from the same creative team, director Michel Drach and actress Marie-José Nat (who were husband and wife):

    Elise ou la vraie vie (1970) https://ok.ru/video/2100958399229

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