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Series cast summary:
Bernard Farcy ...  Charles de Gaulle 2 episodes, 2006
Danièle Lebrun Danièle Lebrun ...  Yvonne de Gaulle 2 episodes, 2006
David Ryall ...  Winston Churchill 2 episodes, 2006
Grégoire Oestermann Grégoire Oestermann ...  André Malraux 2 episodes, 2006
Scali Delpeyrat ...  Jacques Baumel 2 episodes, 2006
Pierre-François Dumeniaud Pierre-François Dumeniaud ...  Jacques Soustelle 2 episodes, 2006
Pascal Elso Pascal Elso ...  Gaston Palewski 2 episodes, 2006
Hubert Saint-Macary Hubert Saint-Macary ...  Michel Debré 2 episodes, 2006
Denis Podalydès ...  Claude Mauriac 2 episodes, 2006
Grégori Derangère ...  Claude Guy 2 episodes, 2006
Gérard Lartigau Gérard Lartigau ...  Paul Reynaud 2 episodes, 2006
Marc Citti Marc Citti ...  Le jeune colonel résistant / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Jean-Michel Molé Jean-Michel Molé ...  Vincent Auriol 2 episodes, 2006
Bernard Alane ...  Paul Ramadier 2 episodes, 2006
Gilles David Gilles David ...  André Philip 2 episodes, 2006
Stéphane Boucher Stéphane Boucher ...  Maurice Thorez 2 episodes, 2006
Nicolas Briançon ...  Colonel Paul de Villelume / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Nicolas Vaude Nicolas Vaude ...  Paul Baudoin / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Olivier Granier Olivier Granier ...  Jean Monnet 2 episodes, 2006
Chantal Banlier Chantal Banlier ...  Augustine 2 episodes, 2006
Jean-Louis Barcelona Jean-Louis Barcelona ...  Le commandant résistant 2 episodes, 2006
Marc Berman Marc Berman ...  Margerie 2 episodes, 2006
Bernard Bloch Bernard Bloch ...  Jacques Foccart 2 episodes, 2006
Isabelle de Botton Isabelle de Botton ...  L'épouse du pharmacien 2 episodes, 2006
Benoît Tachoires Benoît Tachoires 2 episodes, 2006
Bernard Stora Bernard Stora ...  Le narrateur 2 episodes, 2006


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27 March 2006 (France) See more »

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Les Hirondelles
Music by Alfred Lorin
Lyrics by Bourvil
Performed by Bourvil
© Editions Choodens, Parus / Editions Fortin
(P) 1947 EMI Music France Label Capitol
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De Gaulle behind the mirror - great historical accuracy
26 March 2012 | by gandalfffSee all my reviews

Behind the Great man that De Gaulle was, you have a man, with its own doubts, hopes and disillusion. If you have read De Gaulle's "Memories" or Pompidou "To establish a truth", you will find a great consistency between the movie and the real story.

Besides, alternating real archives footage of De Gaulle with sequences of the film provides an anchor with the historical events that so many films overlook(see for example the stupid film on Pompidou released in 2011 where he is portrayed as an incapacitated & diseased man).

You may be disappointed not to find the classic Hollywood romance and distortion of the real facts to make it "more romantic-like" as Georges Lucas quotes it. But this is neither a movie neither a fiction: it is History.

De Gaulle is also superbly interpreted by Bernard Farcy, whose performance is outstanding and quite surprising as he is far from his traditional repertoire.

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