Kirk Douglas, l’indompté

By Hubert Attal

Synopsis

Born in 1916 into a poor fam­i­ly who fled Russ­ian anti-Semi­tism, Kirk Dou­glas, whose real name was Issur Danielovitch, began film­mak­ing in the 1940s, notably in Jacques Tourneur’s Out of the Past. In the 1950s, he was at the top of his glo­ry, chain­ing up sig­nif­i­cant roles, in such as The Big Sky or Lust for Life. Com­mit­ted, he pro­duced films that were dif­fi­cult to imple­ment, such as The Paths of Glo­ry and Spar­ta­cus. To paint a por­trait of this Hol­ly­wood leg­end, the doc­u­men­tary film­mak­er went to meet his rel­a­tives and fans.

By : Hubert Attal
Duration : 53 min
With : Kirk Douglas ; David Bender
Type : Documentary
Nationality : France

Pro­duc­tion : Vic Demayo
Script : Hubert Attal
Cin­e­matog­ra­phy : Mick­aël Tord­j­man
Edit­ing : Mick­aël Tord­j­man
Music : Fred Schu­mann
Pro­duc­tion : Eva Pro­duc­tion, +33 1 53 38 86 50, vic.demayo@evaproduction.fr, www.evaproduction.fr

In Eng­lish with French sub­ti­tles

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