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 Hortense / ... (55 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Marie (51 episodes, 2009-2015)
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Nicolas Gob ...
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 Lucienne (47 episodes, 2009-2015)
Emmanuelle Bach ...
 Jeannine (42 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Heinrich / ... (41 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Marcel (40 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Bériot / ... (40 episodes, 2009-2015)
Cyril Couton ...
 Servier (39 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Gustave / ... (39 episodes, 2009-2015)
Constance Dollé ...
 Suzanne (33 episodes, 2009-2015)
Laura Stainkrycer ...
 Sarah / ... (32 episodes, 2009-2013)
Antoine Mathieu ...
 Edmond / ... (28 episodes, 2009-2015)
Olivier Soler ...
 Loriot / ... (28 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Madame Morhange (27 episodes, 2009-2012)
Yann Goven ...
 Max (25 episodes, 2009-2014)
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A French village and its inhabitants go through the ups and (mainly) downs of the occupation by the German army from 1940 to 1945. The village doctor is assigned as mayor, and confronted with the challenges, dilemmas, and contradictory demands and situations. At the same time, therre is a lot of peronal interaction with a number of interesting characters Written by jo-spyckerelle

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Difficult but fantastic
4 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fantastic series. It makes the war real, very concrete: not the battles, which we have seen before, but the struggles of ordinary people, trying to understand what's happening, and what that means for their convictions, their acts, who they are. They're slowly adjusting. We all ask ourselves what we would have done, but we forget about "time". Dealing with and understanding the occupation and atrocities took time. It's hard to understand now how people could be horrible, but it was hard then too. The war is hard, what happens to adults horrible. But, I have to say that the part about the Jewish children is unbearable, excruciating. This hits the limits of human understanding. As a mother, I couldn't go through it. Nobody could face this. We all know what happened, and can't accept it, but seeing this so real...


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