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Directed by Bertrand Tavernier

Bertrand Tavernier on THE MARSEILLE TRILOGY


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    French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier has long championed the films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and he was close to Powell for many years. This introduction to BLACK NARCISSUS was recorded for the Institut Lumière in 2006.

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    Acclaimed director Bertrand Tavernier (COUP DE TORCHON, ROUND MIDNIGHT) began his film career as a critic and publicist. It was in the latter role that he was involved with filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville’s LE DEUXIÈME SOUFFLE. In this 2008 interview, Tavernier talks about his memories of the film...

  • Bertrand Tavernier on LE CORBEAU

    In 2002, French film director Bertrand Tavernier made LAISSEZ-PASSER (SAFE PASSAGE), a feature about the French film industry during the German occupation, the period in which LE CORBEAU was made. In this 2004 interview, Tavernier discusses the political subtext of the film, and why it was so mis...