A solitary ostrich walks indifferent to the eyes of its congeners. Further on, parakeets chat brightly, hinting at the contours of a complex love trio. The birds of the Bird Park make Woody Allen without knowing it. The filmmaker-clarinetist gave a concert at the beginning of September with his jazz-band in the zoological park of a quiet village in the Ain, Villars-les-Dombes. More precisely, in the open-air theater of this area where fragile species are collected. Even American filmmakers who have become pariahs at home. He took advantage of a preview of Coup de chancein Lyon, at the Institut Lumière, to add the festival Les Musicales du Parc des Oiseaux to his tour.
Woody Allen climbs onto the stage, hat crooked. Applause erupts. An "I love you" is launched from the audience composed of curious cinephiles and many retirees in combat gear: pants, sandals and backpacks. The France, the real one, is there, sandwiches...
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