Documentaries

Si la France savait

An immersive exploration behind the scenes and into the secrets ofMatignon, official residence of French prime ministers, as four of themreveal their views of troubled timesduring the 5thRepublic...In 2019, Georges-Marc Benamou and Patrice Duhamel interviewed Laurent Fabius, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Alain Juppé and Édith Cresson.

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Alain Juppé
Alain Juppé

He rose rapidly to join Jacques Chirac's inner circle, became a memberof different governments, maintained a cordial relationship with François Mitterrand: Alain Juppé recounts the route that led him to Matignon in 1995. He looks back at the social unrest, the parliamentary dissolution of 1997, his convictionin 2004...

Directed by: Nicolas Maupied (France, 2019)
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Édith Cresson
Édith Cresson

Her appointment came as asurpriseto everyone, butbeing prime minister took Édith Cresson
throughthe "hell of Matignon" for ten months and eighteen days. Why did François Mitterrand choose her? How did she face the hostility of the socialists and the misogynyof French politics? Édith Cresson replies.

Directed by: Nicolas Maupied (France, 2019)