At the age of 78 and during the last six years of his life, Henri Matisse devotes a lot of time and energy to a little known part of his work: stained glass. The use of this technique, new to him, is part of his research on color and light and the impressions he expresses are the ones he has absorbed throughout his life since the visits. in the cathedrals of his native North until his trip to Oceania. This ultimate work, he undertakes as a final challenge to age and disease.
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Commentary: Véronique Bisciglia, Jacques Germain et Franck Libert
Image: Jean-Baptiste Delahaye
Editing: Sandra Ach
Music: Jacques Francesizzi et Bernard Maté
In coproduction with Grand Littoral TV / Grand Lille TV and Pictanovo with the support of the Hauts-de-France Region.
With the participation of France Télévisions – France 3 Hauts-de-France, KTO Télévision catholique, the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image animée, the Procirep – Society of Cinema and Television Producers and the Angoa, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region with the support of the CNC, the Department of the North and Le Fresnoy – National Studio of Contemporary Arts.