The Sorrow and the PityThe Film that Shocked France

62 min

Available until 25/10/2024

The documentary film "The Sorrow and the Pity (1971) by Marcel Ophuls triggered a scandal in a France still traumatised by the German Occupation. It shattered the myth cultivated by the Gaullists of a united France that stood firm against the German occupiers. Joseph Beauregard takes a look at this extraordinary film which first revealed the complicated choices French people made during World War Two.

Director

Joseph Beauregard

Country

France

Year

2024

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