Frederic Chopin and George Sand

Chamber Music Collection

A journey through the life of Frédéric Chopin.

Freely inspired by the life of the great Polish composer Frédéric Chopin, and more specifically by his romantic liaison with the celebrated French novelist George Sand, this film is structured around two mature works by the musician and writer: Sonata for Piano and Cello by Chopin and Story of My Life by George Sand.

The composer's music is brought to life on screen through a choreographic staging where actors and dancers, who are seen alternately by themselves or in the company of musicians, attempt to recreate, within a symbolic decor, the universe inhabited by the two lovers.

Frederic Chopin

Darren Bonin (Chopin)
Parise Mongrain (George)
Yves St-Pierre (Liszt)
Anne Plamondon (Solange)
Alejandro Alvarez (Alexandre)

Elizabeth Dolin cello
Carmen Picard piano
Gabriela Montero piano

Hélène Blackburn choreography
Louise Despatie costumes

Movie director : Phil Comeau

Duration : 52 min
Production date : 2001
Production : © Ciné Qua Non Films
Available version(s) : EN

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