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Hymne des Fraternises- Joyeux Noel

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Published on Jun 20, 2006

To the song of Hymne des Fraternises, from the very same film's soundtrack, by Phillippe Rombi

Inspired by a true story, which happened on Christmas Eve 1914 during World War I, in many different places along the front line. Various front-line soldiers of the conflict peacefully met each other in No Man's Land to share a precious pause in the carnage with a fleeting brotherhood. This film dramatizes one such section as the French, Scottish and German sides partake in the unique event, even though they are aware that their superiors will not tolerate its occurrence.

"I hear the mountain birds
The sound of rivers singing
A song I've often heard
It flows through me now
So clear and so loud
I stand where I am
And forever I'm dreaming of home
I feel so alone, I'm dreaming of home

It's carried in the air
The breeze of early morning
I see the land so fair
My heart opens wide
There's sadness inside
I stand where I am
And forever I'm dreaming of home
I feel so alone, I'm dreaming of home

This is no foreign sky
I see no foreign light
But far away am I
From some peaceful land
I'm longing to stand
A hand in my hand
...forever I'm dreaming of home
I feel so alone, I'm dreaming of home"

If you haven't seen this film, it is the perfect thing to watch not only in Christmas, but all the year round.
http://www.joyeuxnoel-lefilm.com/

  • Category

  • Song

    • Hymne des Fraternisés: I'm dreaming of home
  • Artist

    • Natalie Dessay/Chorale Scala/London Symphony Orchestra/Philippe Rombi
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • WMG, and 9 Music Rights Societies

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