Pour Un Maillot Jaune is a documentary – described as a cinematic tribute – about the 1965 Tour de France. It was made by the French film director, Claude Lelouch. Lelouch is best known as the director of Un Homme et Une Femme in 1966. Pour Un Maillot Jaune follows the 1965 Tour de France not as a sports documentary but an atmospheric film of the events that surround it. Where riders are shown racing, it is an illustration of the hardship or the danger they face. The main events are the daily routines of the competitors, the bossing about of spectators by officials , the monotonous days of...
|Directed by:||Claude Lelouch|
|Cinematography:||Claude Lelouch, Patrice Pouget|