Friday, June 26, 2015

The Moderns...a great soundtrack

 The Moderns is a film by Alan Rudolph,
and it starred Keith Carradine, Geraldine Chaplin,
Genevieve Bujold, Wallace Shawn, and Linda Fiorentino.
It was set in Paris, 1926...the world of expatriate artists.
                           With music by Mark Isham and CharlElie Couture,
the latter of whom plays a piano player/singer named 
The Evidence, in the movie.

Carradine played Nick Hart, an unsuccessful American painter,
who is forced to paint 3 forgeries for gallery owner,
Nathalie de Ville, played by Chaplin.

 The characters of Gertrude Stein, Hemingway, Alice B. Toklas,
and others make do their literature and art.

Wallace Shawn (with the lipstick)
plays Oiseau, Carradine's confidante.

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