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ABBE PIERRE - A CENTURY OF DEVOTION

ABBE PIERRE - A CENTURY OF DEVOTION

Biography, Drama | French

Company

SND - Groupe M6


Cast & Crew

Cast

Emmanuelle Bercot, Benjamin Lavernhe


Synopsis

Born and raised a catholic, Henri Groues is determined to become a priest. WWII begins and decides otherwise : he joins the Resistance. Losing a friend on the battlefield, facing the horrors of war but the beauty and strengh of brotherwood Henri Groues emerges as a new man : L’Abbé Pierre. From the end of WWII to his death in 2007 L’Abbé Pierre will live many lives and face many battles. State representative, founder of Emmaus, L’Abbé Pierre will fight for the homeless and give a voice to the speechless. A French figure, L’Abbé Pierre met Charlie Chaplin, De Gaulle, Einstein... A humanist, he met everyone in needs. His dedication earned him the respect of his peers and a place in every hearts. His impact earned him a place in History.


Completion Year

2022


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