After Germaine's husband dies, Dormond returns to the widow's castle seeking revenge. After seducing Pierrette the maid, he reminds Germaine of their past love affair and arranges a meeting with the widow, during which he underdresses her, humiliates her, and then leaves. The orphan Marthe, who witnesses the scene, throws herself at Gaston, the colonel's orderly, to avenge her mother.
Georges ridicules their feelings and forces Germaine to reveal her attachment to Pierrette, thereby causing a scandal. The film was released on 16 December In Brel appeared in his fifth feature film, Franz , the first film he directed. She gradually becomes attracted to his clumsy behaviour and they fall in love.
The film was released on 2 February , and although praised by the critics, it was not a commercial success. Brel plays Bernard Level, a provincial judge, who presides over a delicate case. A man who was arrested for a minor crime died during police questioning.
When Level decides to prosecute the policemen and initiates an investigation, he receives threats and intimidation from those wanting to stop the investigation. The film was released on 7 May In Brel appeared in his seventh feature film, L'aventure, c'est l'aventure The adventure is the adventure , directed by Claude Lelouch.
The story follows five crooks who decide to switch from bank robbery to political kidnapping. Among their first hostages is singer Johnny Hallyday. The film was released 4 May , and became a huge box office smash.
While filming L'aventure, c'est l'aventure on location in the Caribbean, Brel met and fell in love with a young actress and dancer by the name of Maddly Bamy. Brel would spend the final years of his life with her. Brel plays Vincent Van Horst, a hard-drinking bon vivant who loves his freedom and his women. In he leaves Europe, which is torn apart by the war, and moves to Canada, intending to meet up with Maria, the only woman he ever loved.
On the way to Canada, he meets a young boy who dreams about fighting in the European war. When Vincent arrives at the Bar de la Fourche, managed by Maria, he finds her looking older. He finds consolation in another woman, Annie, who looks down on him and drives Vincent and Olivier to fight a duel against each other.
The film was released on 23 August In Brel appeared in his ninth feature film, Le Far West , his second directorial effort. The story is about Jacques, a year-old citizen of Brussels, who meets the fakir Abracadabra who, before dying, gives him a special power.
Jacques meets Gabriel, a generous man, who dresses up as Davy Crockett , and who follows Jacques without asking questions. The Far West they seek cannot be found, because it is an imaginary place, a piece of happiness buried in our hearts. The film was released on 15 May The story is about a contract killer, Ralph Milan, who works for the Mafia. He is paid to kill Louis Randoni, whose testimony in various trials could harm the organisation. The film was released on 20 September By early , Brel knew that he was ill.
He prepared his will, leaving everything to his wife Miche. In the spring he recorded a new single, "L'Enfance" Childhood , the proceeds of which he donated to La Fondation Perce Neige, an association set up to help disabled children. After completing his last film L'emmerdeur , he took his daughters on a cruise. In November, he embarked on a two-month cruise across the Atlantic with five of his closest friends on the training ship Le Korrig. Brel devoted the final years of his life to his passion for sailing.
He began planning a three-year voyage to circumnavigate the world. In July, he set off on his world trip with Maddly Bamy and his daughter, France, aboard his new yacht. In August, while sailing around the Azores , he learned of the death of his old friend Jojo.
He returned to France for his friend's funeral and stayed on to attend the September wedding of his daughter, Chantal. In October, following medical tests in the Canary Islands , Brel learned that he had a small tumour on his left lung.
In November, he was rushed to a hospital in Brussels , where he underwent an operation. He was suffering from an advanced stage of lung cancer.
Pays Basque. Others French. European Grooves. Other Countries. Soul 80s. Italo Disco. Acid jazz. Groove Revival. Jazz Classic. Cool Jazz. Modern Jazz. Jazz fusion.
Vocal jazz. Spiritual jazz. Free Jazz. Others Jazz. US Rap. Old School Rap. West coast Rap. East coast Rap. Others US Rap. French Rap. International Rap. Hip Hop Movies. Other Electro. Les Flamandes Jacques Brel. Le Moribond Jacques Brel. Clara Jacques Brel.
Les Singes Jacques Brel. Voir Jacques Brel. L' Aventure Jacques Brel. Les Coeurs Tendres Jacques Brel. L' Enfance Jacques Brel. Friday 29 May Saturday 30 May Sunday 31 May Monday 1 June Tuesday 2 June Thursday 4 June Friday 5 June Saturday 6 June Sunday 7 June Monday 8 June Tuesday 9 June Monday 15 June Tuesday 16 June Wednesday 17 June Friday 19 June Saturday 20 June Sunday 21 June Monday 22 June Tuesday 23 June Wednesday 24 June Thursday 25 June Friday 26 June Saturday 27 June Sunday 28 June Monday 29 June Tuesday 30 June Wednesday 1 July Thursday 2 July Friday 3 July Saturday 4 July Sunday 5 July Monday 6 July Tuesday 7 July Wednesday 8 July Thursday 9 July Le Caporal Casse-Pompon.
La Statue. Le Plat Pays. Track Listing - Disc 3. Les Bonbons. Les Vieux. La Parlote. Le Dernier Repas. Au Suivant. Les Toros. La Fanette. Les Filles et Les Chiens. Les Bigotes. Quand Maman Reviendra. La Chanson de Jacky. Les Bergers. Track Listing - Disc 4. Mon Enfance. Le Cheval. Fils de A Jeun. Le Gaz. Les Moutons. The result was, to put it mildly, very disappointing. The Independent newspaper, for example, offers us a picture of Brel-as-racist.
Pangloss was intrigued.Jacques Romain Georges Brel (French pronunciation: [ʒak ʁomɛ̃ ʒɔʁʒ bʁɛl] Pronunciation (help · info); 8 April – 9 October ) was a Belgian singer, songwriter, actor and director who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following—initially in Belgium and France, later throughout the world.