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The Charm Of Impossibilities

The genesis of the Quartet for the End of Time, by Olivier Messiaen

The Charm Of Impossibilities The genesis of the Quartet for the End of Time, by Olivier Messiaen

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This is the story of the genesis of a musical piece by Olivier Messiaen, the Quartet for the end of Time, that has been composed and interpreted during the Second World War in a prisoner camp.

This is the story of a creation: one composer, three interpreters, instruments in a very bad shape, will challenge the imprisonment, the war, the cold, the starvation, the Time and chance the impossible.

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  • Directed by:
    • Nicolas Buenaventura Vidal
  • Production date: 2006
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min
  • Production: © les Films du Rat / Gloria Films / INA
  • Available version(s): EN
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