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19991226By Ian Burton.|A centenary portrait of composer Francis Poulenc, drawing on interviews he gave, the reminiscences of friends, his compositions, and imagined scenes with important figures in his life.|The portrait explores how, through the tension between his sexuality and Catholic faith, he created some of the wittiest and most profound music of the 20th century.|With Michael Pennington as Poulenc, and Nathaniel Parker as his lover, Lucien Roubert.