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Frédéric Mitterrand

1938, L'Oeil du cyclone

1938, The Eye of the Hurricane

After the “cowardly relief” of the Munich agreement, Hitler sends his foreign affairs minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop, to Paris on the 6th of December to sign a “good neighbour” agreement. ...

1938, The Eye of the Hurricane

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Nadia Volf

La boussole des émotions

The Compass of Emotions

Doctor, international lecturer with multiple degrees in Acupuncture, Nadia Volf helps us overcome problems and open to life with joy. When events hurtle down on us like squalls in a storm, ...

The Compass of Emotions

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Linda

The Angel of Pigalle

“I’m not a prostitute, I’m a little girl from the Ardennes who got lost. I am a woman, a mother with a heart and a soul, who prostituted herself for 50 years.“ Linda is 77 years old today. She ...

The Angel of Pigalle

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Nicolas Bouzou

Homo Sanitas

Homo Sanitas

«Health is a deeply human affair!» More than 10,000 years ago, healthcare was frequently practiced. Our distant ancestors invented the art of dentistry, performed surgery and amputations, could ...

Homo Sanitas

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The strength to love

When your dreams are bigger than yourself, happiness is possible… Jamila is born on a council estate with dreams bigger than herself. She quickly comes to realise, however, that her family ...

The strength to love

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Valérie Portheret

You won’t get the children

As she flicked through the entry-and-exit records of children taken into a chateau in the Drôme region of France during the Second World War, Valérie Portheret’s attention was seized by a detail: ...

You won’t get the children

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François-Guillaume Lorrain

Louis XIV – The child king

How did the young Louis become the Sun King, the monarch under whom France’s grandeur shone so dazzlingly?  The childhood of Louis XIV was both unhappy and romantic. Crushed by his teachers, ...

Louis XIV – The child king

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Frédéric Mitterrand

The duel

On 2nd December 1851, the President of the Republic, Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, breaches the constitution and arrogates all powers to himself before proclaiming himself emperor. A man has been ...

The duel

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Luc Besson

Wild child

“I’m going to tell you a story. My story. Close-to, without reflection or pretence. With the voice and the thoughts I had as a child. Nothing but the raw truth as I lived it and before it was ...

Wild child

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NOUS ETIONS DEUX_CV-BANDE

We were two

They were two but made only one. José Frèches believed that they had eternity before them. But on November 29, 2011, at the age of 61, he had to say goodbye to his twin. That day, he thought he ...

We were two

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Luc Ferry

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Wisdom and madness of a world to come

Why do so many intellectuals indulge in that evil joy that is pessimism? Why do we no longer see the considerable progress made by our societies in terms of life expectancy, health and working ...

Wisdom and madness of a world to come

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Jean Arcelin

CV_TU VERRAS MAMAN_BAT

You’ll see, you will be fine, mum

For the first time, the director of a retirement center for dependent elderly people (EHPAD) testifies For nearly three years, Jean Arcelin managed an EHPAD in the south of France, before giving ...

You’ll see, you will be fine, mum

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