CATHERINE RONDEAU

Flight

When creating this image, in the back of my mind was the touching scene in the film The Bélier Family where Paula, a 16 year old teenager, passes an audition for a singing contest. Wining the contest would mean leaving home and her family. She sings Je vole, a song about the legitimate and vital need of youth for emancipation and the inevitable passage to adulthood. I can’t watch this excerpt without shedding a few tears at the thought my own daughters will be flying away for real in a few years…

 

 

Je vole is a song by Michel Sardou interpreted in the movie by Louane Emera. The lyrics and the melody are modified.

 

Flight is part of my series “Northern Crossing” inspired by feminine adolescence.

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2 Comments

  1. laura on 9 May 2017 at 18 h 33 min

    merci pour la photo et la chanson…les deux sont émotifs

    • Catherine Rondeau on 9 May 2017 at 20 h 37 min

      Merci Laura, c’est sympa de me laisser un petit mot! Tâchons de profiter au maximum de nos filles pendant qu’elles sont encore près de nous… xx

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