On Friday evening a new episode of Mon Taratata à moi aired on France 2. That’s the version of the show where artists choose a performance by someone else from the Taratata archives for their personal Taratata show – while sitting in a photo booth. This time Marion Cotillard chose David Bowie because he’s a real genius and there’s really no need to say more about him.
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Today, Saturday, Aung San Suu Kyi was released after more than seven years of house arrest. She’s Myanmar’s democracy leader, received the 1991 Peace Nobel Prize and has been Honour Citizen of Paris city since 2004. At Paris town hall in front of a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi people gathered for a solidarity event. Among them Paris mayor Bertrand Delanoe, Marion Cotillard and British singer Jane Birkin. The inscription on the portrait banner read “Aung San Suu Kyi, Free Honour Citizen of Paris City”. Watch news videos with some footage of Marion by TF1 and MI6. There are also some pictures online by Cyril Abbas.
Marion Cotillard left New York earlier this week to attend the BAFTA Los Angeles 2010 Britannia Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday. Wearing a grey sequin one-shoulder dress by Elie Saab she presented her ‘Inception‘ director with the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in Directing. She was also pictured with Cillian Murphy and Harvey Weinstein.
As poste earlier, the awards ceremony will air on US Television later tonight, Sunday, November 7 on TV Guide as of 7.30pm ET/PT. The actual ceremony will start at 8.00pm after the red carpet special. Is anybody recording this? I would love to have a clip for the site, thank you!
France 4 & 2 finally aired the Taratata episode featuring Marion Cotillard. She appeared as Simone along with Yodelice for the song ‘More than meets the eye’ and then performed the David Bowie song ‘Velvet Goldmine’ as a duo with Yodelice. And then she was also interviewed. Rewatch the entire episode on MyTaratata.com.
She talked about her love of music and how she’s always had the dream to make music but it wasn’t until Yodelice aka Maxim Nucci pushed her that she’s living the dream. Yodelice was quick to praise her, saying that she’s very gifted and quick in learning how to play instruments by herself. She learned how to play the piano at home when she was little and how to play the cello for a film (‘Toi et moi‘) and now the guitar and bass guitar. When told not to minimalize her talents she explained that it was out of respect for musicians that she’s careful not to over emphasize her musical talents. When asked whether she dreamed of becoming a singer (musicienne) or an actress (comédienne) when she was a little girl she said she dreamed of being in musicals (comédies musicales). This lead to the music video Marion was in when she was 14 years old. She loved the song ‘Petite Fille’ a lot at the time and still loves the band Les Wampas. They joked that they could have a re-union on the show. Marion was also asked whether it’s imaginable that there’d be a solo album in the future and she said yes. The host joked that this probably means it’s already in preparation.
Marion Cotillard’s been busy filming her scenes for ‘Contagion‘ lately. Last weekend she was seen around New York City. On Saturday she attended the epic Heaven and Hell Halloween party at the Standard Hotel where actors, fashion designers, models, modelizers and more hang out in costumes. There are a ton of pictures available but only purple DIARY and W Magazine have photographs of Marion.
On Monday, she attended the naag.com Launch Party at the Mary Queen of Scots and was almost incognito – but Jalouse.fr has a picture of her with Cécile Cassel and Cole Alexander.
I recorded bits of this night’s Mon Taratata à moi from my internet TV player. The quality is not the best but you can now enjoy Marion Cotillard in a photo booth choosing a performance by Lily Allen from the Taratata archives for her personal Taratata show. Why Lily? Because Marion loves England and Rock – and that’s what Lily stands for.
There was about 1.5 second at the end of the show I didn’t manage to record where Marion was waving goodbye. Now, I really can’t wait for next week when she’ll actually be performing on the real Taratata show!
Yodélice’s new music video to the first song Breathe In on the new album is out! Watch the music video on UniversalMusic.fr. It features footage from the studio as well as live concerts – and really captures the atmosphere of seeing the band peform live! I’m not sure whether this is the final version or only a teaser – but for my taste it’s far too short!
Gallery: 009 Yodelice > Music Video – Breathe In (October 2010)
Video: 001 Music Videos > Breathe In
Marion Cotillard taped her appearance on the music TV show Taratata back on September 16, 2010. Finally, it will air on TV! On Tuesday, November 2 at 8.35pm on France 4 and again on Friday, November 5 at 00.40pm on France 2. Watch the Trailer on MyTaratata.com. Apparently, Marion Cotillard will be singing ‘Velvet goldmine’ with Yodélice.
Already this week however, she’ll be seen in Mon Taratata à moi where the guests pick artists to perform on the show. According to the Trailer on MyTaratata.com Marion picked Lilly Allen. Not sure if there’ll be more of Marion during the actual show this Friday than what can be seen in this trailer.
There is also a video where ‘M’ sings a message for Guillaume Canet during the taping of Taratata – Marion is part of the large group of people singing along – which was then played for Guillaume when he was guest on Vivement Dimanche (October 10). Watch it on YouTube.
It’s only been days since we’ve seen the new print ad for the new Lady Dior campaign. Now look at some behind the scenes pictures from the shoot – released via Vogue Australia.
Today’s the day Yodélice’s new album Cardioid is released. Order it from Amazon.fr. I’ve picked it up at a music store earlier today and enjoy listening to it – especially the track Five Thousand Nights which is the duo with Simone (aka Marion Cotillard).
For more information on this great band check out their official site. Marion appeared in the music video of the first single off the new album as well as in a promotional picture featured in Elle back in August. During the evening news on M6 on Saturday Yodelice (aka Maxim Nucci) said that Marion inspires him and is simply very talented.
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