Songs from Movies

The Moderns (1988)

Nick Hart is a struggling American artist who lives amongst the expatriate community in 1920s Paris. He spends most of his time drinking and socializing in local café's and pestering gallery owner Libby Valentin to sell his paintings. He becomes involved in a plot by wealthy art patroness Nathalie de Ville to forge three paintings. This leads to several run-ins with American rubber magnate Bertram Stone, who happens to be married to Hart's ex-wife Rachel.

The movie The Moderns, released in 1988, features 10 songs from artists like Lucienne Boyer, Sidney Bechet, Mistinguett and Josephine Baker. What is your favorite song from The Moderns?


Songs from The Moderns

Un Bel Di (1904)
Parlez-moi d'amour (1930)
Charl?lie Couture (as CharlElie Couture)
Paris la nuit / Selavy
Charl?lie Couture (as CharlElie Couture)
I Swear I Do
Charl?lie Couture (as CharlElie Couture)
Dada je suis
Charl?lie Couture (as CharlElie Couture)
Parlez-moi d'amour (1930)
Lucienne Boyer
Really the Blues
Sidney Bechet
Dans les bouges la nuit
Love Is a Dreamer (1929)
Josephine Baker
Sonatina Allegro
Ronald Erickson (as R. Erickson) & Nathan Schwartz (as N. Schwartz)

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