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L'école du pouvoir (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  15 January 2011 (Sweden)
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A retelling in two parts, from 1977 to 1986, of the education and the rise to power of a group of young graduates of the prestigious ENA school.

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Credited cast:
Robinson Stévenin ...
Abel Karnonski
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Caroline Séguier
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Laure de Cigy
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Matt Ribero
Valentin Merlet ...
Louis de Cigy
Emilie Deville ...
Ana Karnonski
Julien Héteau ...
Jérôme
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Mathilde Weber
Scali Delpeyrat ...
Taillefer
François Dunoyer ...
Le directeur de l'ENA
Jean-Claude Bonnifait ...
Alain Morange
Maxime Tshibangu ...
Joseph Songo
Ninon Mauger ...
Esther
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Lionnel Astier ...
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Jean-Pierre Bazziconi ...
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In 1977, Caroline Séguier, Matt Ribero, Abel Karnonski, Laure De Cigy and her brother Louis pass their oral entry exam to the ENA (Ecole Nationale d'Administration) and proudly find themselves studying in France's most prestigious school. Caroline, beautiful, hard-working, annoying and seductive, is a staunch supporter of François Mitterrand and is determined to succeed. Matt, a supporter of Michel Rocard comes from a family of steel workers in Lorraine and is proud to be the first in his family to escape his social status. Abel, a righteous young idealistic altruist, is the only one of the group already working (as a lawyer) and to have a wife and child (a little girl), whereas Laure and Louis come from a long line of aristocrats used to serving the State. The president and the government of France have been part of the right-wing party for more than twenty years and the students of the "Voltaire promotion" swear to themselves that they'll internally change a system they deem unfair ... Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Loosely based on the lives of Ségolène Royal, François Hollande, Dominique de Villepin and Véronique De Villepin, all parts of the ENA's "Voltaire promotion", through the characters of Caroline, Matt, Louis and Laure respectively. Abel's character represents the nameless students who sabotaged their careers by holding on to their ideals. See more »

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