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Abbé Pierre - A Century of Devotion

English title: Abbé Pierre - A Century of Devotion
Original title: L' Abbé Pierre - Une vie de combats
German title: Abbé Pierre - A Century of Devotion
France, 2023

Director: Tellier, Frederic
Production company: WY Productions, SND
Co-producers: France 3 Cinéma
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 138 min.
Film genre: Feature film

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.

Castellinaria CFF Bellinzona 2023

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