A loving portrait of the Tour, of which I knew very little going in. Excellent camera work, excellent music by Georges Delerue. I don't follow any sports, but I could easily have watched another hour of this.
physical struggles, emotional struggles ,unclear crowd because of the speed , motion based camera movements, all of them combined with an editing language.impressive work... I think this is early inspiration for 'les triplettes de belleville' because images, the music and colors are so similar.
Brutal yet gorgeous, the film bleeds, sweats, and breathes; this is life. The most exhausting nineteen minute bicycle ride you will ever go on. Decided French, decided Malle. Vive le Tour could very well be my favorite short documentary.