52 years in the past, Bourvil left us: France 3 pays tribute to the Norman who made us snicker a lot
If the identify of André Raimbourg means nothing to you, tough, however, to not be nostalgic when one evokes the emblematic Bourvil. The French actor who marked a number of generations, nonetheless usually brings collectively whole households who enjoy his best successes.
A exceptional journey
In a short time, André Raimbourg had the concept of placing apart his authentic identify to name himself Bourvil, impressed by the identify of the village during which he grew up: Bourville. A profitable alternative because the interpreter of “Fruit Salad” has, in just some years, turn out to be a key determine in French tradition. The documentary by Boris Donné and Bernard Faroux, broadcast on Friday September 23 on France 3, on the event of the 52nd anniversary of the Normand’s loss of life and entitled The crossing of Bourviltraces the profession of the actor.
Actor… or artist. As a result of, if these are his roles in The massive mop, Corniaud or The crossing of Paris which have significantly marked the spirits and which improve the audiences of tv channels every winter, Bourvil had a number of strings to his bow. Radio, sketches, boulevard theatre, operetta, music… all the pieces the native of Prétot-Vicquemare touched turned to gold.
This portrait, carried by the voice of the actress Valérie Lemercier, might be a chance to recollect her most stunning works, but additionally to find previous performances (virtually) unnoticed till now by way of unpublished archive paperwork. His two sons Dominique and Philippe, who opted for various paths by specializing in justice and finance, will bear in mind fondly their dad, who left far too quickly and who stays, even at present, one of many personalities who left its mark on the French scene essentially the most.
Confined, with just a few exceptions, to good roles, generally naive and even downright silly, Bourvil has succeeded, all through his profession, in making his viewers snicker.
The documentary by Boris Donné and Bernard Faroux might be adopted by the printed of the movie La delicacies au beurre, the profitable function movie which can mark the top of his collaboration with Fernandel, one other nice gentleman of French cinema.
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