All the Mornings of the World

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Original title
Tous les matins du monde
Running time
115 min.
France France
Pascal Quignard, Alain Corneau (Novel: Pascal Quignard)
Jordi Savall
Yves Angelo
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FR3 Films Production / Le Studio Canal+ / Sédif Productions / Divali Films
Musical. Drama | Costume Drama. 17th Century. Music
Synopsis / Plot
It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and his two young daughters Madeleine and Toinette, avoiding the outside world. Rumor about him and his music is widespread, and even reaches to the court of Louis XIV, who wants him at his court in Lully's orchestra, but Monsieur de Sainte Colombe refuses. One day a young man, Marin Marais, comes to see him with a request, he wants to be taught how to play the viol.
1992: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
1992: Golden Globes: Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
1991: Cesar Awards: 7 Awards including Best Movie & Director. 11 Nomin.
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