Jazz on Film: French New Wave Vol 3
  • Music
  • October 25, 2013, 00:00

It was a match made in a very hip kind of heaven. The brief encounter between musicians of jazz’s post-be-bop era and the directors of the French nouv(...)

Marie (left) and Janine Péchaud have sold newspapers in their tobacconist shop on the Left Bank for 34 years. Photograph: Lara Marlowe

Newspaper vendors are fixtures of Parisian life, as important as one’s cafe, coiffeur or concierge. They soften Paris’s hard edges by commiserating wi(...)