18 - 24 November 2013
La Ville Louvre (Nicolas Philibert)

L'Alternativa Parallel

20 years of l'Alternativa

La Ville Louvre (Louvre City)
Nicolas Philibert
France, 1990
35 mm | 84 min | Colour | French | VOSC

Producer company: La Sept
Production: Serge Lalou, Dominique Païni
Screenplay: Nicolas Philibert
Photography: D. Barrau, R. Copans, F. Labourasse, E. Millot, E. Pitard
Editor: Marie H. Quinton
Music: Philippe Hersant
Sound: Jean Umansky

20 years of l'Alternativa » L'Alternativa Parallel


What does the Louvre look like with no public? For the first time, a major museum lets a film team take a peek behind the scenes at how the pictures are hung, how the exhibits are moved around, what the underground galleries are like... All the threads behind the museum's secrets are woven together in a single story. In the director's own words: "I filmed the Louvre as if I were filming ballet."


Screened at

L'Alternativa 2005


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