The International Festival of Films on Art - 39TH Edition from March 16 to 28, 2021

Albin de la Simone, images fantômes

France | 2016 | 50 min
Cinematography: Pauline Jardel
Editing: Ludovic Vieuille
Sound: Pauline Jardel
Director: Pauline Jardel


Canadian premiere
Presented with the support of the Consulate General of France in Quebec City.

Film and music lovers are invited to discover the delightful documentary Albin de la Simone, images fantômes by director Pauline Jardel, which explores the universe of this prolific singer-songwriter, following him from the Philharmonie de Paris to his living room, passing through the countryside of his childhood. Jardel, who has collaborated with the likes of Miossec, Vanessa Paradis, Arthur H, Alain Souchon, Jean-Louis Aubert and Salif Keita, has made a name for himself on the music scene beyond France over the past twenty years, and his fragile timbre, chiselled poetry and inventive melodies have earned him an instant following. Through an intimate, often funny epic, this filmographic work authentically illustrates the questions and reflections that mark the inspiring career of this accomplished artist.


Pauline Jardel

After studying Foreign Languages in Strasbourg, she settles in Berlin in 1995. She works there for audiovisual productions, as a production coordinator for documentaries, news and features films. She also works as a director-assistant. Since 2003 she’s been living in Paris where she directs her own documentaries in parallel with her activity in film production.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Filmography | Fauré, Baum et les autres (2018) ; L, sur son île (2018) Albin de la Simone, images fantômes (2016) ; Bertrand Belin, il était cinq heures dix (2014) ; Mais comment t'as fait, Mathieu Boogaerts? (2012)

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