Les Desmoiselles de Bayamo

88 years ago today both my grandmothers were born across the street from each other in Bayamo, Cuba.  They were naturally fast friends and heck, two daughters from one grandmother married two sons from the other!  Though only one of my grandmothers has made it to 88, it’s always nice to remember the two as the sort of twins they were…

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uopjMuYY3F8&w=350&h=300]

And speaking of twins, here’s the opening, supremely catchy, song from the French movie musical Les Desmoiselles de Rochefort, directed by Jacques Demy with music by Michel Legrand, starring Catherine DeNeuve and Françoise Dorléac.

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