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Francis Lai


1932

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The filmcomposer Francis Lai became famous to an international public in one go with his sensitive melodie for „Love Story“ (70), for which he was awarded with an Oscar.

But his career as a filmcomposer already startet in the 60's when he wrote the music to movies of Roger Vadim and Claude Lelouch. To his impressive works of the 60's belong the productions „Un homme et une femme - Ein Mann und eine Frau“ (66), „Le soleil des voyous“ (66), „Vivre pour vivre“ (67), „Mon amour, mon amour“ (67), „Mayerling“ (68), „La vie, l‘amour, la mort“ (69), „Three Into Two Won‘t Go“ (69), „Hannibal Brooks“ (69), „Un homme qui me plait“ (69), „Madly“ (69) and „Du soleil plein les yeux“ (69).

After the huge success of „Love Story“ he was able to consolidate his fame as a composer with the composition to the movie „Le passager de la pluie“ (70). He also continued his collaboration with the director Claude Lelouch in the 70's, among them „Le Voyou“ (70), „L‘aventure, c‘est l‘aventure“ (72), „La bonne année“ (73), „Le chat et la souris“ (75) and „Un autre homme, une autre chance“ (77). 

Beside it he succeed time and again by composing romantic melodies and he soon gut the reputation of a master of romantic music - you only have to mention the melodious composition for „Emmanuelle“ (74) and „Bilitis“ (77).

Francis Lai is still a very busy filmcomposter and counts to the most successful filmcomposers at all deservedly.

Other well-known movies are „Les pétroleuses - Petroleum Miezen“ (71), „Les Hommes“ (72), „Reigen“ (73),  „Striptease“ (76), „Oliver‘s Story“ (78), „Les uns et les autres" (81), „Beyond the Reef“ (81), „Canicule“ (84), „Les Ripoux“ (84), „Marie“ (85), „Un homme et une femme, 20 ans déjà“ (86), die Serie „Sins“ (86), „Oci ciornie - Schwarze Augen“ (87), „Bernadette“ (87), „Der Atem“ (89), „Le Provincial“ (90), „La belle histoire“ (92) and „Les Misérables“ (95). 
 

Other movies from Francis Lai: 
The bobo (67) I'll Never Forget Waht's'isname (67) La louve solitaire (68) 13 jours en France (68) House of Cards (68) La leçon particulière (68) Ein Abend zu zweit (69) The Games (70) Hello-Goodbye (70) Berlin Affair (70) La modification (70) Le petit matin (71) L'odeur des fauves (71) La course du lièvre à travers les champs (72) Le petit poucet (72) Un homme libre (73) Türkiye (73) Dans la poussière du soleil (73) Par le sang des autres (74) Un amour de pluie (74) Toute une vie (74) The Sex Symbol (74) Child Under a Leaf (74) Visit to a Chief's Son (74) Mariage (74) Emmanuelle 2 (75) Jeune fille libre le soir (75) Le bon et les méchants (76) Si c'était à refaire (76) Le corps de mon ennemi (76) Anima persa (77) Nido de viudas (77) Leidenschaftliche Blümchen (78) Robert et Robert (78) Les ringards (78) International Velvet (78) A nous deux (79) Serie "Pig in the Middle" (80) Les borsalini (80) Madame Claude 2 (81) Salut la puce (83) Edith et Marcel (83) Serie "Les uns et les autres" (83) J'ai rencontré le Père Noël (84) Seijo densetsu (85) Serie "Astrolab 22" (85) Gefahr für die Liebe - Aids (85) Attention bandits! (86) Association de malfaiteurs (87) Les pyramides bleues (88) Itinéraire d'un enfant gâté (88) Keys to Freedom (88) Serie "Disperatamente Giulia" (89) La passion de Bernadette (89) Ripoux contre ripoux (90) Tolgo il disturbo (90) Il y a des jours...et des lunes (90) Les clés du paradis (91) L'inconnu dans la maison (92) Tout ça...pour ça! (93) Le voleur et la menteuse (94) Hommes, femmes, mode d'emploi (96) La serment sous la lune (97) Hasards ou coïncidences (98) Une pour toutes (99) Les insaisissables (00) Plastic Tree (03) Ripoux 3 (03)


 
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