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Lumière! (2016)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 25 January 2017 (France)
A collection of restored prints from the Lumière Brothers.

Director:

Thierry Frémaux
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Credited cast:
Thierry Frémaux ... Narrator (voice)
Martin Scorsese ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
François Clerc François Clerc ... The Gardener (archive footage)
Benoît Duval Benoît Duval ... The Boy (archive footage)
Leopoldo Fregoli ... Self (archive footage)
Loie Fuller ... Self (archive footage)
Madeleine Koehler Madeleine Koehler ... Self (archive footage)
Marcel Koehler Marcel Koehler ... Self (archive footage)
Andrée Lumière ... Self (archive footage)
Auguste Lumière ... Self (archive footage)
Louis Lumière ... Self (archive footage)
Marguerite Lumière Marguerite Lumière ... Self (archive footage)
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Thierry Frémaux follows up his 2016 collection of Lumière Brother films with another set of rare, restored prints.

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A collection of restored prints from the Lumière Brothers.

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Trivia

Includes 108 films out of over 1400 made by the Lumière company. See more »

Connections

Edited from The Photographical Congress Arrives in Lyon (1895) See more »

Soundtracks

Javotte - Fantaisie pour un orchestre / Rapsodie bretonne opus 7 bis - Allegretto / Rapsodie bretonne opus 7 bis - Andantino, Allegretto, Allegro quasi presto, Andantino, Allegretto / Andromaque - Ouverture. Andante, Allegro / Andromaque - Prélude du 4e acte / Suite en Ré opus 49 - Prélude. Allegretto moderato / Suite en Ré opus 49 - Sarabande. Sostenuto / Suite en Ré opus 49 - Gavotte. Vivace / Suite en Ré opus 49 - Romance. Andantino cantabile
Composed by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performed by Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
Conducted by David Robertson
(P) 1993
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A trip through the birth of cinema
20 May 2020 | by guisreisSee all my reviews

It is a wonderful documentary, that everyone who love cinema must watch. Lumière brothers and crew were real artists and their importance goes much beyong the already essenfial role in the machne development. While the film design is simple, just showing original short films with narration, two elements make it an amazing achievement: 1) narrated text is brilliant, it is a well humored and deeply informed lecture on the history of cinema, the role played by Lumière in it, and how the world and society they showed in movement was; 2) many awesome short films produced or made by Lumière were, for artistic or historical reasons (often for both), extraordinary, anticipating what other important moviemakers would developped and being credited for later. Well done and moving documentary.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

25 January 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Lumière! L'aventure commence See more »

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Box Office

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$530,949
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1.33 : 1
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