ILoveParisInTheMorning

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Film director Claude Lelouch’s legendary 1976 short film, C’etait un Rendez vous . Filmed in the early hours, in one take, it goes from the outskirts of Paris to  Sacré – Coeur in a little over 8 minutes. Without stopping. For anything . For anyone who knows Paris and knows it well, the bit where he exits Place de la Concorde, turning left on to Voie Georges Pompidou is particularly horrific. As is when he heads into the winding cobbled streets of Montmartre. It should be pointed out that the film is one continuous shot, filmed in real time – no special effects. What Lelouch did was crazy, reckless, and got him arrested when the film was first shown in public. Looks like fun though. Continue reading