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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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France

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French | English | Arabic

Release Date:

27 March 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A nagy Charles de Gaulle See more »

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(2 parts)

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Color
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Soundtracks

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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Interesting
30 March 2006 | by heuillardSee all my reviews

This feature tracks Charles De Gaulle's career from 1939 to 1959, mixing fiction and archives. It gives an overall interpretation of his personality, his political tricks, and of his intimacy, especially with his family (wife and children). On obviously a not easy subject, Bernard Stora managed to make a credible feature. Bernard Farcy, not trying to imitate the "great man", gives an honest acting. But, strangely enough, the best characters (and very close to the originals) are in the second roles, especially Churchill and Malraux. On the negative side, the choice of shooting fiction on video (HD) does not seem the best choice, especially because it does not match with archive footage; besides, fiction images are very ugly compared to archive images.


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