Bolero: A Global Hit


Boléro is played every 15 minutes in the world. This film tries to answer how this famous melody inspired and influenced the world pop-culture? It explores the complexity and the richness of a piece so simple in appearance: the emotions it triggers, the vertigo it creates, the words it inspires. And who’s better to talk about it than the artists from the 20th and 21th century who interpreted, remixed and sublimated it? Lalo Schiffrin, Rufus Wainwright, Angélique Kidjo, Claude Lelouch, Marie-Agnès Gillot…

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  • Genre: Art History
  • Length: 52'
  • Director: Damien Cabrespines & Anne-Solen Gouguet
  • Producer: Jean-Marie Nizan
  • Broadcaster: Arte, Curiosity Stream, RTS, SF, RTVS