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'Dans La Nuit'

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'Dans La Nuit'

'Dans La Nuit'

'Dans La Nuit'

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David D'Arcy reports a lyrical example of French silent film from the 1920's is enjoying new appreciation, and a new musical score, in New York. In the Night was a sort of "beginner's luck" success for its director, Charles Vanel — one of France's most beloved actors of the period. Composer Louis Sclavis says the soundtrack from Apocalypse Now was one inspiration for his new score for In the Night.