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May 1968. Charles de Gaulle is 77. His great career is behind him. Obsessed by France's prestige, he's looking with distance to the student demonstrations. An intimate portrait of the General through the tale of 68'events.

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Stars: Pierre Vernier, Didier Bezace, Frédéric Pierrot
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 Charles de Gaulle (2 episodes, 2006)
Danièle Lebrun ...
 Yvonne de Gaulle (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Winston Churchill (2 episodes, 2006)
Grégoire Oestermann ...
 André Malraux (2 episodes, 2006)
Scali Delpeyrat ...
 Jacques Baumel (2 episodes, 2006)
Pierre-François Dumeniaud ...
 Jacques Soustelle (2 episodes, 2006)
Pascal Elso ...
 Gaston Palewski (2 episodes, 2006)
Hubert Saint-Macary ...
 Michel Debré (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Claude Mauriac (2 episodes, 2006)
Grégori Derangère ...
 Claude Guy (2 episodes, 2006)
Gérard Lartigau ...
 Paul Reynaud (2 episodes, 2006)
Marc Citti ...
 Le jeune colonel résistant / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
Jean-Michel Molé ...
 Vincent Auriol (2 episodes, 2006)
Bernard Alane ...
 Paul Ramadier (2 episodes, 2006)
Gilles David ...
 André Philip (2 episodes, 2006)
Stéphane Boucher ...
 Maurice Thorez (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Colonel Paul de Villelume / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
Nicolas Vaude ...
 Paul Baudoin / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
Olivier Granier ...
 Jean Monnet (2 episodes, 2006)
Chantal Banlier ...
 Augustine (2 episodes, 2006)
Jean-Louis Barcelona ...
 Le commandant résistant (2 episodes, 2006)
Marc Berman ...
 Margerie (2 episodes, 2006)
Bernard Bloch ...
 Jacques Foccart (2 episodes, 2006)
Isabelle de Botton ...
 L'épouse du pharmacien (2 episodes, 2006)
Benoît Tachoires
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Bernard Stora ...
 Le narrateur (2 episodes, 2006)
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A great reconstitution
15 April 2006 | by (France, Le Mans) – See all my reviews

A docu-fiction which aimed to show General's De Gaulle intimate life more than his well know acts of war. So, the most important parts of his history are not detailed. Be sure this is not a documentary. It's more than that.

Bernard Farcy, as he later told, tried not to imitate the general. It was a good idea. The result is so good that sometime, you don't even care if Farcy is not a perfect double of De Gaulle (his size help anyway). The older De Gaulle is, the better Farcy plays. The second roles are performed as well especially Churchill, Raynaud, Malraux & Yvonne De Gaulle. The mix between archives and video is quite well done. The best parts remains the famous words he said and his habits. A few mistakes were made but can be easily explained. In the few war scenes reconstitution, it could really have been better made but let's remind this was made for TV (OK OK, band of brothers too...)

More than a documentary, it's a life lesson.


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