Follies in Concert (1986) Michael Houldey, Andre Gregory, Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Rubin, Biography, Drama, Music, Romance, Documentary

Follies in Concert (1986)
Film of the legendary 1985 concert performance presented by the New York Philharmonic of Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. The plot of the musical centers around a reunion of showgirls who appeared in an annual Follies extravaganza when it was staged between the wars. Sally and Phyllis are two of these former showgirls, now middle-aged. Sally is married to Buddy, and Phyllis is married to Ben. Sally is unhappy with Buddy, and still is madly in love with Ben after a brief affair they had when they were younger. Phyllis is going to divorce Ben, so all seems right. But the reason Phyllis is divorcing Ben is because he is incapable of showing real, genuine love. Will Sally truly be happy if she leaves Buddy and marries Ben? Okay, the plot isn’t much, but the songs are wonderful. The show features frequent “pastiche numbers” in which other former showgirls perform numbers in the style of the period in which this Follies was staged. These numbers, …

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File Name : Follies in Concert 1986.avi
File Size : 1055.87 MB
Resolution : 624×480
Duration : 01:29:56
Video : MPEG-4 Visual (XviD), 1 499 Kbps, 29.970 fps
Audio : MPEG Audio (MPEG-1 Audio layer 3), 128 Kbps (CBR), 48.0 KHz, 2 channels, 1 stream

Quality: DVDRip
Language: English
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance, Documentary



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