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Edith PIAF - A Voice in Heaven

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Edith PIAF - A Voice in Heaven

Synopsis

ENGLISH SYNOPSIS

"I thank God for giving me this life, the opportunity to live, because I've lived a hundred percent and I regret nothing" admits Edith Piaf in this new documentary by Armand Isnard. Hugues Vassal, her photographer, and Michel Rivgauche, author of 37 of her songs, evoke the Edith Piaf they experienced daily. From "Chez Louisette", a singing café at the Flea Market where Edith Piaf began, the Edith Piaf Museum, from concert to concert, this film tells the story of a touching, possessive, domineering and fragile woman who was one of the "superstars" of French song.

FRENCH SYNOPSIS

"Je remercie Dieu de m'avoir donné cette vie et l'opportunité de vivre, car j'ai vécu à cent pour cent et je ne le regrette pas", avoue Edith Piaf dans ce nouveau documentaire d'Armand Isnard. Hugues Vassal, son photographe, et Michel Rivgauche, auteur de 37 de ses chansons, évoquent l'Edith Piaf qu'ils ont vu et connu au quotidien. De "Chez Louisette", un café chantant au Marché aux Puces où Edith Piaf a commencé, le Musée Edith Piaf, de concert en concert, ce film raconte l'histoire d’une femme touchante, possessive, dominatrice et fragile qui fut l'une des "superstars" de la chanson française.

Format
4:3 - SD
Category
Biography - International Women's Day - Music
Original Language
French
Year of Production
2003

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