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Planet Decoufle and Abracadabra (Full Screen)
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This unusual documentary profiles dancer, choreographer and film-maker Philippe Decouflé. His ceremonial parade for the 1992 Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, France, brought him international fame, enabling his unusual works to conquer new territories and mainstream audiences. Featuring extracts from his shows Codex, Technicolor, Novembre, Triton, Petites Pièces Montées and films Abracadabra, Caramba! and Jump, this documentary gives an appraisal of his work since 1985. Alongside television footage and archive film, Decouflé and his collaborators discuss his aesthetic, his work for Jean-Paul Goude and the intense year-long build-up to the 1992 Olympic Games parade. Moving from huge spectacle to intimate reverie, we meet this challenging man and his work on his own terms.
Examines the life and work of dancer, choreographer and filmmaker Philippe Decouflâe; captures a dance performance choreographed by Decouflâe.
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