La Vie moderne
France, 2008, 90 Minute Running Time
Program: Modern Masters
Language: French English Sub-Titles
The third in a series of films centering on the lives of French paysans, director Raymond Depardon's remarkable documentary follows several families who live off the land in rural Haut-Garonne. Told from the farmer's point of view, Modern Life is a deeply personal look at the complexities of "the simple life."
DIRECTOR: Raymond Depardon
Producer: Claudine Nougaret
Editor: Simon Jaquet
Cinematographer: Raymond Depardon
Music: Gabriel Fauré
Principal Cast: With: Alfred Molina, Ido Port, Theodore Bikel
Filmography: The 10th Judicial Court: Judicial Hearings (2004), Untouched by the West (2002), Muriel Leferle (1999), Lumière de Paris (1998), Malraux (1996)
Print Source: Films Distribution
Ciroc/Johnnie Walker/Don Julio, French Embassy: LA Film & TV Office, TV5 Monde
Official Film Website
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