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Erik Satie

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Music (feature film)

Dinner, The (2017)
As two couples dine at an upscale restaurant, their polite discourse disguises the fact that they are struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives over dinner.
Mississippi Grind (2015)
Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with a younger charismatic poker player named Curtis in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what has been lost.
Laggies (2014)
Megan dodges her boyfriend's proposal of marriage and heads off for a week of high school antics with her young friend Annika, but is forced to navigate her future when she becomes attracted to Annika's father.
Hugo (2011)
12-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, his survival depending on secrets and anonymity. When he gets involved with an eccentric girl and the owner of the station's toy booth, his undercover life is put in jeopardy.
Julie & Julia (2009)
Before Rachael, before Emeril, there was Julia, the woman who forever changed the way America cooks. But in 1948, Julia Child was just an American woman living in France. Her husband's job has brought them to Paris, and with her indefatigable spirit, she yearned for something to do. Fifty years la
Man on Wire (2008)
On August 7th 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between New York's twin towers, then the world's tallest buildings. After nearly an hour dancing on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail before he was final
Elegy (2008)
Charismatic professor David Kepesh glories in the pursuit of adventurous female students but never lets any woman get too close. When gorgeous Consuela Castillo enters his classroom, however, his protective veneer dissolves. Her ravenhaired beauty both captivates and unsettles him. Even if Kepesh de
Painted Veil, The (2006)
In the 1920s, a young English couple--Walter, a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman--get married for the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai, where she falls in love with someone else. When he uncovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in
Venus (2006)
Maurice and Ian are a pair of veteran actors who never quite hit the big time. Now in their 'golden years,' they continue to work, though the jobs are far from glamorous. But their comfortable routine and witty banter over breakfast in a favorite café is disrupted by the arrival of Ian's grand-niec
David Hockney: The Colors of Music (2005) as Music
Not since Picasso has a painter directed his creative energy into stage design with such dedication and impact. David Hockney's stage sets have traveled throughout the world as a touring exhibition of the artist's models, drawings, and paintings. Opera performances featuring his sets have taken plac
About Schmidt (2002) as Composer
Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman, who at age 66, has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He''s not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys him, and he disapproves of the man his daughter is about to marry. When his wife suddenly dies, he sets out to postpone the imminent marriage of his daughter to a man he doesn''t like, while coping with discoveries about his late wife and himself in the process.
Royal Tenenbaums, The (2001) as Song ("Gymnopiedi No 1")
Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children--Chas, Richie, and Margot. They were a family of geniuses and then they separated. Chas started buying real estate in his early teens and seemed to have had a preternatural understanding of international finance. Margot was a playwright and re
What Lies Beneath (2000) as Song ("Gymnopedie No 1")
It had been a year since Dr. Norman Spencer betrayed his beautiful wife Claire. But with Claire oblivious to the truth and the affair over, Norman''s life and marriage seem perfect--so perfect that when Claire tells him of hearing mysterious voices and seeing a young woman''s wraithlike image in their home, he dismisses her mounting terror as delusion. However, as Claire moves closer to the truth, it becomes clear that this apparition will not be dismissed, and has come back for Dr. Norman Spencer... and his beautiful wife.
Inheritors, The (1998) as Music
Set in the early 1930's in an Austrian farming village, Severin witnesses a strange old woman, Rosalind, visit Lukas, a fellow farmhand. The following morning, the farm's owner is found dead and Rosalind, who will not talk, is hauled off to prison for the crime. Because the victim had no heirs, the
Left Luggage (1998) as Music ("Trois Gymnopedies (Music Box Theme)")
Set in Antwerp, Belgium in the early 70's, a tale about Chaja, an impetuous, liberal-minded philosophy student, and her complex relationship with her parents who are Holocaust survivors. With the help of a family friend, she secures a job as a nanny for a Hassidic Jewish family, the Kalmans, whose w
Better and Better (1996) as Music ("From Works")
A study of a bourgeois Swiss family's dream of prosperity and progress gone wrong.
Niki De Saint Phalle: Who is the Monster - You or Me? (1996) as Music
Welcome to a world of sphinxes and demons, joyous Mother-Earth figures and surreal, Gaudi-like landscapes--all the product of a feminist sculptress named Niki de Saint Phalle. Beginning with her early 60's days as a divine rifle-wielding performance artist in pre-Emma Peel jumpsuits, de Saint Phalle
Abraham's Gold (1991) as Music
An old landlord and a young truck driver set out on a journey to Poland to unearth a chest full of gold teeth.
Another Woman (1988) as Music ("Gymnopedie No 3")
While dealing with her own tortured past, an aging writer becomes obsessed with a psychiatric patient.
Love Child, The (1986) as Music ("Sonatine Bureaucratique 2nd Movement")
Positive I.D. (1986) as Music Variations On ("Gymnopedie" "Main Title Themes")
A year after a suburban housewife endures a brutal assault, she is having trouble putting the trauma behind her. Then when she sees a story on the evening news, she begins to forn a new, alternate identity, something that her friends and family know nothing about.
Miss Mary (1986) as Music Extract ("Gnossienes")
Miss Mary is a young British nanny who arrives in 1938 Buenos Aires to take care of the children of a wealthy landowner. Pre-Peronist Argentina is seen through her eyes as she adjusts to the wealth and privilege around her, sees the fascist movement evolving, and leaves soon before Peron's election
Schwaermer, Die (1984) as Music ("Gnossiennes" "Trois Gymnopedies")
Hemligheten (1982) as Music
My Dinner with Andre (1981) as Music ("1st Gymnopedie")
A conversation between a globe-trotting theater director and a playwright playfully explores ideas about art, theater, and daily life.
Poto and Cabengo (1980) as Music
The case of two twin, ten-year-old girls who speak to each other in their own language is documented. It is thought that since the twins grew up exposed to family members who spoke different languages and traveled to several countries during their childhood, that this may have caused them to invent their unique language. The girls are seen speaking to each other, and the director talks to their therapists, their family, and specialists who work with them.
Being There (1979) as Music
Political pundits mistake an illiterate gardener for a media genius and turn him into a national hero.
Kvindesind (1979) as Music
Adventures of Picasso, The (1979) as Music
Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso shows talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is discovered by a rich American millionaire and starts to earn money. But he wastes his talent by painting plates. He meets the famous people of the 1920s; Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Appolinaire, Hitler and Churchill.
Rouge de Chine, Le (1978) as Music
Sextool (1974) as Music Extract
Badlands (1973) as Music ("Trois Morceaux En Forme De Poire")
A young tough guy and his teen-aged girlfriend take off on a killing spree.
The Immortal Story (1969) as Composer
A sailor bets he can seduce a wealthy man''''s wife, not knowing the man has hired a woman to play the role.
Rachel, Rachel (1968) as Composer
A small town teacher tries to overcome her shyness.
The Fire Within (1964) as Mus from "gymnopédies" and "gnossiennes"
A recovering alcoholic fights to rebuild his life.

Music (special)

Night at the Joffrey Ballet, A (1989) as Music ("Monotones Ii")
The Joffrey Ballet performs Sir Frederick Ashton's "Monotones II," William Forsythe's "Love Songs," and Gerald Arpino's "Round of Angels." Each work is introduced by its respective choreographer.
Chanel Chanel (1989) as Music
A documentary on the life and career of influential clothing designer Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel.

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