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This movie is only made of archive pictures: the official newsreels that were broadcasted on French movie screens during 1940 and 1944 (the Occupation). Those newsreels were controlled by the government of Vichy, which collaborated with the Nazis, so most of them are propaganda. Their purpose is to show what the disinformation was then, and perhaps more generally to evoke the problem of the power of the mass media. Written by Yepok

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Honest look at a shameful past....
19 October 2000 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

French documentary charting Marshall Petain's shameful administration in France during the Second World War.

Excellent documentary, especially if you are studying this period. In French.


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