December 10th, 2015 (Hotel des Trois Couronnes, Vevey)
What would The Freak, Chaplin’s last film, have been like if it had been made? Pierre Smolik guides us through the process of preparing this project to which the “master of masters”, as Renoir called him, devoted his last years, and whose beauty lies in its incompletion. Chaplin left the film nearly ready for shooting, since everything is there: script, preparatory notes, development, music, drawings and even some filmed rehearsals that constitute the last production by this giant of the cinema. (read more...)
(Edouard Curchod, Photographer) Edouard is in the living memory of the city Vevey and its surroundings. It is impossible to count how many events and how many subjects he has covered. My first encounter with him was during this event and I couldn't resist asking him for some advice which he kindly offered.