On the occasion of the Semaine de la langue française and la francophonie (17th-25th March, 2018), TV5MONDE, the world’s French-language cultural channel and historical partner of the event, will celebrate the richness and diversity of the French language through special programming.
SUNDAYS AT 9PM : UN FILM, UN PAYS, UN ACCENT.
Sunday 4th March at 9pm
Cast: Maurice Ronet (Michel Jussieu), Françoise Brion (Elsa Jussieu), Nicole Berger (Éléonore Germain), Sacha Pitoëff (Captain Malferrer), Raymond Gérôme (Pierre Malet), Michael Lonsdale (Inspector Mercier), Jean-Claude Darnal (Jérôme Loineau), Gisèle Hauchecorne (Juliette)
Awards: Silver Shell (San Sebastián 1962).
Sunday 11th March at 9pm
Alexandre, 15, lives a violent existence alone with his father, rebelling against everyone and everything. To escape from this merciless everyday life, the young teenager rows on the Meuse river and has just one obsession: to win the Belgium championships. Sergi, his coach and Murielle, the young girl he loves, show him how to rediscover the human values he had lost...
Directed by: Bernard Bellefroid (France / Belgium / Luxembourg, 2008)
With Joffrey Verbruggen (Alexandre), Thierry Hancisse (Thierry), Sergi Lopez (Sergi), Pénélope Lévêque (Murielle), David Murgia (Pablo), Hervé Sogne (Franco), Stéphanie Blanchoud (Laëtitia)
Awards: Audience and Youth Prizes (Namur, 2009), Audience Prize (Angers, 2010), Best Promising Male Actor (Magritte, 2011).
Parental guidance: TV-PG
Sunday 18th March at 9pm
Sunday 25th March at 9pm
In the harsh Swiss industrial town of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Fredo, 45, Paul, 30 and Nadia, 23, jump at the chance to start afresh. A rock´n´roll road movie across France, continuing on to Belgium´s North Sea coast.
Directed by: Cyril Bron, Joseph Incardona (Switzerland/Belgium, 2014)
Cast: Antonio Buil (Fredo), Mathieu Ziegler (Paul), Stéphanie Schneider (Nadia), Pablo Jakob (Ivan), Carlo Brandt (Milo)
Genre: comedy drama
Awards: Public award (Liège international crime film festival 2015)
THE FRENCH LANGUAGE IN THE US :
Sunday 18th March at 7:30pm
Wednesday 21st March at 9pm
THE FRENCH LANGUAGE IN ONE CLICK WITH TV5MONDE :
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