Tag Archives: Michel Legrand

The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967) – reviewed by George

Rochefort is a small city in France located on the Charente River, near a naval base. The Charente allows the traveling troupe of dancers and singers, on their way to appear at the Rochefort Fair, to arrive by ferry. Impressive, … Continue reading

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) – reviewed by George

Set (at the beginning) inNovember 1957, this French pop-opera (every word is sung) is a love story about a garage mechanic, Guy Foucher (Nino Castelnuovo) and a girl, Genevieve Emery (Catherine Deneuve) who works in her mother’s umbrella shop. He … Continue reading

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Michael York as D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers” (1973) – reviewed by George

As you would expect from director Richard Lester, while the book is followed, a lot of humor is injected into the proceedings. This is an adventure-comedy version. It starts with a really rough fencing (or dueling) lesson from father to … Continue reading

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Never Say Never Again (1983) – reviewed by George

Sean Connery came back to play James Bond again for this film after a 12 year absence, his last appearance being inĀ “Diamonds Are Forever” in 1971. “Never Say Never Again” has always, at least according to various interviews I’ve seen, … Continue reading

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