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Cinéma "Maurice Baquet, l'accordé "

Screening of Gilles Chappaz's film "Maurice Baquet, l'accordé" - Running time 0:54

Cultural Cinéma "Maurice Baquet, l'accordé " Les Houches


On Sunday 28 July 2024 in 18:00:00
Les Houches (74310)

A talented jack-of-all-trades of the last century, Maurice Baquet was not just a great cellist. This friend of Prévert and Doisneau also had a passion for the mountains. A passion he lived out, summer and winter in Chamonix. Gilles Chappaz's film pays him a fitting tribute. A documentary film written and directed by Gilles Chappaz, with commentary by Hervé Bodeau and cello by Florian Laforge. A top musician, a member of the Groupe Octobre, a fantasist, a theater performer, a film actor, a mountaineer and a skier, Maurice Baquet was always on the move, and his life revolved around two common threads: the cello and the mountains. In fact, he once described himself as a "cellist-skier", "all alone" in this category, prompting world champion skier James Couttet to say: "Of all the skiers I know, he's the best cellist"; echoing this, André Navarra, Professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur, went one better: "Of all the cellists I know, he's the best skier".Throughout his varied yet coherent career, Baquet has contributed to the joyful, artistic image of the mountains. To tell us about Maurice and all his adventures, who better than his alter-ego: Cérébos, the faithful cello that never left his side. From Paris to Chamonix, from theater stages to granite slabs and snow-covered slopes, let's follow Cérébos, cross the century and, above all... smile!

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    Free to participate.

    Methods of payment accepted : Check, Cash


    Languages spoken : French


    Sunday 28 July 2024 at 6 pm.


    Espace Animation 27 pl de la Mairie 74310 Les Houches

    Nearest bus stop: Les Houches Mairie
    Nearest train stop: Les Houches train station
    Nearest car park: Freney or Mairie

    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    Information update on 20/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc