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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

My own private soundtrack

Pony del Sol, Sauvagerie ©Rebecca Solari
Pony del Sol, Sauvagerie ©Rebecca Solari

In anticipation of the 35th edition, several Fribourg artists will get everyone in the mood for FIFF's musical extravaganza by sharing some of their favourite film tracks.

PONY DEL SOL
We are delighted to kick off our new series with Pony del Sol, who has been thrilling audiences with her songs, poetry, and seductive guitar and piano riffs. After you have checked out her choice of film tracks, prolong your musical trip by taking a listen to Pony del Sol's latest album La sauvagerie: www.ponydelsol.ch/sauvagerie.

Pony del Sol pour le FIFF21
Pony del Sol ©Rebecca Solari

  • What film track has you partying into the wee small hours?
    Le grand Rabbi by Vladimir Cosma from The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob, and pretty much anything else by Cosma.
  • What is the best film track for a romantic dinner date?
    Love Scene by Bernard Herrman in Vertigo.
  • What is the best film track to work out to?
    I'm Deranged by David Bowie from Lost Highway.
  • What film track would you choose for your walk-on song for your upcoming concert at the Les Georges music festival?
    Jaws by John Williams, hummed by a choir
  • What is the best film track to meditate to?
    Kaigomai kaigomai from Rembetiko.
  • Listen to the songs chosen by Pony del Sol:

 

PASCAL VONLANTHEN aka GUSTAV
Audiences lapped up his magnetic stage performances. Although he has retired his alter ego, Pascal Vonlanthen continues to share his talent with the public, courtesy of his music academy La Gustav. Pascal kindly agreed to reveal some of his favourite movie tracks.

Pascal Vonlanthen aka Gustav pour le FIFF21

  • What film track has you partying into the wee small hours?
    Temptation by New Order from Trainspotting.
  • What is the best film track to work out to?
    Disorder by Slayer & Ice-T from Judgment Night.
  • What is the best film track to psych up La Gustav students?
    Jump by Van Halen from Ready Player One.
  • What is the best film track of all time?
    End Credits by the Outatime Orchestra from Back to the Future. "I've got such good memories of this film."
  • What is the best film track to fall asleep to?
    Moon Fever by Air from Le Voyage dans la lune.
  • Listen to the songs chosen by Gustav:

 

ANGÉLIQUE EGGENSCHWILLER
Angélique Eggenschwiler has been brightening our days with her regular column in La Liberté since 2016. In October, her readers will also have the chance to discover one of her works on stage. The writer took some time out to share her favourite songs and movies with us.

Angélique Eggenschwiler pour le FIFF21

  • What is the best film track to work out to?
    El Condor Pasa by Simon and Garfunkel in the so-so film Wild. The problem is it tortures the audience by never playing more than the intro. It's a pretty slow track but that suits me down to the ground because I take it nice and easy when doing anything sporty…
  • What is the best film track to fall asleep to?
    Any track by Yann Tiersen from Amélie.
  • What is the best film track for a romantic dinner date?
    T.B. Sheets by Van Morrison from Bringing Out the Dead. It was my partner who introduced me to it, so…
  • What film track has you partying into the wee small hours?
    Little Green Bag by George Baker from Reservoir Dogs. All of Tarantino's soundtracks are perfect for getting up to get down!
  • What is the best film track to listen to while reading your column 'La Der' in La Liberté
    Jockey Full of Bourbon by Tom Waits from the Jim Jarmusch masterpiece Down by Law. Because it's Tom Waits. Because it's Jarmusch. Because it's perfect any time, any place.
  • Listen to Angélique Eggenschwiller's soundtrack:

 

DANIEL FONTANA aka DUEX
People know him better by his nickname Duex than by his real name. Daniel Fontana is the brilliant scheduler of the Bad Bonn in Düdingen. Those who have ventured there won't deny it: this concert place and its yearly festival Kilbi are extraordinary. Duex agreed to play our little game and shared with us five tracks which could be part of his own private soundtrack.

Daniel Fontana Duex ©Mehdi_Benkler
Duex ©Mehdi Benkler

  • What is the best film track to wake up to in the morning?
    The Greatest – Cat Power from My Blueberry Nights.
  • What film track to listen to while working ?
    Death – Mica Levi from Under The Skin.
  • What is the best film track to dance all night long ?
    Robin Hood – Cry Tuff & The Originals from Lovers Rock.
  • What film track would you recommend to recover from a Kilbi festival?
    Shadow – Chromatics from Twin Peaks, The Return.
  • What film track would you choose for a walk in the forest?
    Thème de Simon – Sonic Youth from Simon Werner a disparu.
  • Listen to Duex' soundtrack:

 

MARINE JORDAN
Marine Jordan is tireless: she works busily for RADIX, Swiss foundation for health, she is in politics for the city of Fribourg and she is a member of many associations and committees. In the middle of all this, FIFF co-president fortunately finds the time to enjoy good films and to hum their music, as her anwers to our series suggest.

Marine Jordan, mes musiques de film, FIFF21

  • What film track is the best to listen while working?
    In the Mood for Love – Shigeru Umebayashi in the film with the same title by Wong Kar-wai.
  • What is the best film track to dance all night long?
    You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry from Pulp Fiction.
  • What film track would best suit a sessionof the committee of FIFF ?
    The Man in Me – Bob Dylan from The Big Lebowsky.
  • What film track would you recommend as a lullaby?
    Cucurrucucu Paloma – Caetano Veloso from Habla con ella.
  • What film track is the most beautiful of all?
    Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) – Nancy Sinatra from Kill Bill Vol. 1.
  • Listen to Marine's soundtrack:

 

PHILIPPE TRINCHAN
He is at the head of the culture service of the Canton of Fribourg. He also enjoys going to many cultural events. This time, he even takes part in the creative process by participating in this humble series sitting astride cinema and music. Many thanks to Philippe Trinchan for agreeing to answer our questions.

Philippe Trinchan, mes musiques de film, FIFF21

  • What film track is the best to wake up to in the morning?
    “La Rêveuse – Marin Marais from Tous les matins du monde, and the complete soundtrack of this film. ”
  • What is the best film track to party?
    The soundtrack of Mamma Mia!, LaLaLand and many more!
  • What film track would listen to while working?
    “I focus best in silence… maybe Brad Meldhau from Mon chien stupide ?.”
  • What film track would best illustrate FIFF?
    “A track of world music, but which one to pick? So, let’s say instead some ecstatic music, like the Overture of Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner from Lars von Trier’s Melancholia. With a sun à la Marguerite Duras.”
  • What film track would you recommend for relaxation?
    “The perfection of the Cello Suites of Johann Sebastian Bach played by Casals, Rostropovitch or Queyras from... dozens of films by Bergmann, Dolan and so many talented filmmakers!
  • Listen to Philippe Trinchan's soundtrack:

AURÉLIE GUNTER
Aurélie Gunter, of the Fribourg communication agency MiNT (previously Asphalte Design), has rocked creating FIFF’s design since 2017. Former president of the Nouveau Monde, she shared with us some of the favourite tracks. Keep them in mind because they could reappear in Aurelie’s famous blind tests.

Aurélie Gunter, mes musiques de film, FIFF21

  • What film track is the best to wake up to in the morning?
    Belle – Alan Menken from The Beauty and the Beast.
  • What film track would you listen to while working?
    Opening – Craig Armstrong from Far from the Madding Crowd.
  • What film track would you listen in hangover?
    Theme song – Thomas Newman from American Beauty.
  • What film track do you recommend to listen to at the beach?
    Escape (The Piña Colada Song) – Rupert Holmes from Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • What film track best illustrate your memories with FIFF?
    Ice Dance – Danny Elfman from Edward Scissorhands.
  • Listen to Aurélie's soundtrack:

FLAVIEN DROUX
Without a doubt, his legendary little tuft bounced with happiness when it came out that staging concerts was allowed again. If you danced, laughed or clapped in Nouveau Monde over the last six years, it’s because of him, Flavien Droux, scheduler and co-director of this cultural venue. He agreed to disclose some soundtracks that he likes.

Flavien Droux, mes musiques de film, FIFF21
Flavien Droux ©Janis Kapon

  • What film track would you recommend to relax?
    Le temps qui reste - Serge Reggiani from Deux jours à tuer by Jean Becker.
  • What is the best film track to party?
    La Carioca – Les Nuls from La Cité de la peur.
  • What is the best film track to listen to while tidying Nouveau Monde after a festive night?
    Higitus Figitus from Disney’s 1963 The Sword in the Stone.
  • What film track makes you dance in your shower?
    Titine - Charlie Chaplin from Modern Times.
  • What film track should we listen to because punk is not dead?
    La bière - Les Garçons Bouchers from Le grand soir by Benoît Delépine et Gustave Kervern.
  • Listen to Flavien's soundtrack:

BARON.E
The duo is already in your playlists, that's for sure. What a pleasure to welcome in our cine-musical series the talented Baron.e! Faustine Pochon and Arnaud Rolle share with us here some music titles that could serve as soundtrack to moments of their daily lives.
Enjoy Baron.e live on stage again at Les Georges festival in Fribourg on the same evening as FIFF opening ceremony, Friday 16th July.

Baron.e ©Mathieu Geser
Baron.e ©Mathieu Geser

  • What film track is best to listen to while shopping?
    Arnaud :
    The Deutsch Mark Is Coming - Yann Tiersen from Goodbye Lenin!.
    Faustine : Oh, Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison from the film with the same name.
  • What film track makes you dance in your shower?
    F :
    Yes Sir, I Can Boogie – Baccara from La belle époque.
    A : À la folie – Juliette Armanet from Idylle Martyre.
  • What is the best film track to party?
    A :
    A New Error – Moderat from Laurence Anyways.
    F : What to Do – Thomas Bangalter from Climax.
  • What film track would you listen in hangover?
    F :
    Goodnight Moon – Shivaree from Kill Bill vol. 2.
    A : Stuck on the Puzzle - Alex Turner from Submarine.
  • What film track would you listen to before going on stage?
    F :
    Baby I’m Yours – Breakbot from Polisse.
    A : Born Slippy – Underworld from Trainspotting.
  • Listen to the playlist of Baron.e:
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