Quand l’amour m’était chanté - Watch This French Biopic Documentary

Discover the pivotal years in the life of French singer-songwriter Léo Ferré as second wife Madeleine helped him to emerge as a success, in this French biopic documentary, Quand l’amour m’était chanté on TV5MONDE USA. The story is based on a book written by the singer’s step-daughter, Annie Butor, who also co-wrote the screenplay and appears in the film.


Struggling singer-songwriter Léo Ferré meets his second wife Madeleine Rabereau in 1950. She would be by his side for 18 years and be the woman Léo credited with giving new life to his artistic career.

Directed by: Delphine Morel
Written by: Annie Butor and Delphine Morel
Starring: Annie Butor, Léo Ferré, and Marie-Pierre Nouveau
Genre: Documentary
Country of origin: France
Year: 2017
Length: 52 minutes

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Subtitles: en