Tagged with French

Mes Chers Disparus - Netflix

"Mes Chers Disparus" (My dear departed) is a television series French, directed by Stéphane Kappes, broadcast on France 2. The first season consists of six 52-minute episodes

Mes Chers Disparus - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 52 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-23

Mes Chers Disparus - Un Canadien errant - Netflix

“Un Canadien errant” (“A Wandering Canadian”) is a song written in 1842 by Antoine Gérin-Lajoie after the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837–38. Some of the rebels were condemned to death, others forced into exile to the United States and as far as Australia. Gérin-Lajoie wrote the song, about the pain of exile, while taking his classical exams at the Séminaire de Nicolet. The song has become a patriotic anthem for certain groups of Canadians who have at a point in their history experienced the pain of exile. In addition to those exiled following the Lower Canada Rebellion, it has come to hold particular importance for the rebels of the Upper Canada Rebellion, and for the Acadians, who suffered mass deportation from their homeland in the Great Upheaval between 1755 and 1763. The Acadian version is known as “Un Acadien errant.”

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Filles d'aujourd'hui - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 5 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-07

Filles d'aujourd'hui - Brigitte Fontaine - Netflix

Brigitte Fontaine, (born June 24, 1939) in Morlaix in the Brittany region of France, is a singer of avant-garde music. During the course of her career she has employed numerous unusual musical styles such melding rock and roll, folk, jazz, electronica, spoken word poetry and world rhythms. She has collaborated with such celebrated musicians as Stereolab, Michel Colombier, Jean-Claude Vannier, Areski Belkacem, Gotan Project, Sonic Youth, Antoine Duhamel, Grace Jones, Noir Désir, Archie Shepp, Arno and The Art Ensemble of Chicago. She is also a novelist, writer, actress, playwright, and poet.

Filles d'aujourd'hui - 1980–1990 - Netflix

The 1980s were a period of silence, musically speaking, for Brigitte Fontaine and her partner Areski Belkacem. Far from the recording studio, she devoted herself to writing and the theatre. Always active, she appeared onstage in Quebec, she performed her play Acte 2 in a grand tour of the French-speaking world, interpreted Les Bonnes by Jean Genet in Paris, and published a novel (Paso doble) as well as a collection of short stories (Nouvelles de l’exil). In 1984, she recorded a single (“Les Filles d’aujourd’hui”). After having given a series of concerts in Tokyo and other large Japanese cities, she had to wait about five years for a French company to distribute her new album French corazon (written and composed in 1984 but released in 1988 in Japan). Having been broadcast notably on French television, the video for the single “Le Nougat”, directed by comics artist Olivia Tele Clavel, prepared the public for the big return of the singer to the French stage which commenced with a concert in 1993 at the Bataclan.

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The Jungle Book - Netflix

In the jungles of India, an orphaned human infant named Mowgli is taken in by a wolf pack under the sponsorship of the black panther, Bagheera. As Mowgli grows up with his canine family, he finds that he has a lot to learn about life in the jungle under the tutelage of Bagheera and Baloo the Bear. At the same time, Mowgli learns to thrive in his own way as he handles the threat of the tiger, Shere Khan and his minions. Throughout the boy's adventures, there is also the growing mystery of his origins and humanity that would change his life forever.

The Jungle Book - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: None

The Jungle Book - The Jungle Book 2 - Netflix

The Jungle Book 2 is a 2003 animated film produced by the Australian office at DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution. The theatrical version of the film was released in France on February 5, 2003, and released in the United States on February 14, 2003. The film is a sequel to Walt Disney's 1967 film The Jungle Book, and stars Haley Joel Osment as the voice of Mowgli and John Goodman as the voice of Baloo. The film was originally produced as a direct-to-video film, but was released theatrically first, similar to the Peter Pan sequel, Return to Never Land. It is the third animated Disney sequel to have a theatrical release rather than going direct-to-video after The Rescuers Down Under in 1990 and Return to Never Land in 2002. The film is a continuation of The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling and is not based on The Second Jungle Book. However, they do have several characters in common. When released, it was criticized mainly for the quality of its animation and the similarity of its plotline to that of the original film.

The Jungle Book - Box office - Netflix

The film was released on February 14, 2003 and opened at #4 in its 4-day opening weekend with $14,109,797. At the end of its run, the film grossed $47,901,582 in the United States and $87,802,017 in foreign countries totaling $135,703,599 worldwide. It could be considered a box office success, based on its $20 million budget.

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Signé Chanel - Netflix

From Karl Lagerfeld's first sketches, through the daily grind of the workshop, and into the hands of the client, this documentary follows the incredible journey of an haute couture collection, taking the viewer behind the scenes of this legendary atelier on the Rue Cambon.

A world of supremely skilled artisans, of the premier Atelier, models, customers, Monsieur Massaro the bootmaker, embroiders from the house of Lesage and the imitable Queen of Braid, Madame Pouzieux.

A rare and intmate depiction of this hidden world, this elusive and mysterious place where ancient craft, human comedy and utter secrecy converge, and all at the very moment this mythical house conceives its fantasy.

Signé Chanel - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2005-09-26

Signé Chanel - List of Penthouse Pets - Netflix

This is a list of the models who have appeared in the American edition of Penthouse magazine and were either named Pet of the Month or Pet of the Year from September 1969 to present. Pets of the Year names are in bold type and are typically featured in the January issue of the year for which they are selected. Unlike Playboy, it may be several years before a model becomes “Pet of the Year” after their initial centerfold. No model was selected in 1985.

Signé Chanel - See also - Netflix

List of Playboy Playmates of the Month List of Playboy Playmates of the Year

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Hélène et Les Garçons - Netflix

Hélène shares her college room with Cathy and Johanna. One day, the three friends meet three young men, who share a college room and play in a rock band together. Hélène and her friends will know love and heartaches, laughs and drinks.

Hélène et Les Garçons - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1992-05-11

Hélène et Les Garçons - Patricia Millardet - Netflix

Patricia Millardet (born 24 March 1959) is a French actress who played judge Silvia Conti in the Italian mafia series La Piovra.

Hélène et Les Garçons - Filmography - Netflix

“Hot Chocolate” (1992) .... Lucrétia “La piovra 6” (1992) (mini) TV Series .... Silvia Conti “Nero come il cuore” (“Black as the Heart”, 1991) (TV) “Errore fatale” (1991/I) (TV) .... Giulia Visconti The Sun Also Shines at Night (1990) “La piovra 5” (1990) (mini) TV Series .... Silvia Conti “Coplan”-Le vampire des Caraïbes (1989) TV Episode “La piovra 4” (1989) (mini) TV Series .... Silvia Conti “Cause à l'autre” (1988) TV Episode .... Eléna “La nuit du flingueur” (1986) TV Episode .... Nina “Chevalier de Pardaillan, Le” (1988) TV Series .... Fausta “Passions de Céline, Les” (1987) TV Series .... Béatrice “Strip-tease” (1987) TV Episode .... Célita “Blessure” (1985) .... Julie “Île de la jeune fille bleue, L'” (1984) (TV) .... Anne Coulange “P'tit Con” (1984) .... Aurore “Ronde de nuit” (1984) .... Joséphine “Sandy” (1983) .... Catherine “Mortelle randonnée” (“Deadly Circuit”, “Deadly Run”, 1983) La Boum 2 (1982) Plus beau que moi, tu meurs (1982) - Mylène Tir groupé (1982) - Anne-Marie “Fifty-Fifty” (1981) .... Patricia Mercadier “Je vais craquer!!!” (“Rat Race”, 1980)

Bello delle donne, Il (2001) TV Series .... Avv. Angelina Brusa Un Bacio nel buio (1999) (TV) La piovra 10 (1999) (mini) TV Series .... Silvia Conti Babyraub - Kinder fremder Mächte (1998) (TV) .... Jeanne La piovra 7 (1994) (mini) TV Series .... Silvia Conti Wild Justice (TV film and series, 1994) .... Magda Altmann “Jo et Milou” (1992) (TV) .... Jo Hélène et les garçons (1992) TV Series

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WorkinGirls - Netflix

WorkinGirls - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 13 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-19

WorkinGirls - Blanche Gardin - Netflix

Blanche Gardin is a French actress, comedian and writer.

WorkinGirls - Debut - Netflix

She holds a Master of Sociology she got to the Paris West University Nanterre La Défense

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Julie Lescaut - Netflix

Julie Lescaut is divorced and works as the police commissar in Clairiéres, an imaginary village in the suburbs of Paris, where she tries to reconcile her stressful job with the education of her two teenage daughters.

Julie Lescaut - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 1992-10-30

Julie Lescaut - Aurore Auteuil - Netflix

Aurore Auteuil (born 28 March 1981) is a French actress and the eldest daughter of Anne Jousset and Daniel Auteuil.

Julie Lescaut - Bibliography - Netflix

“Aurore Auteuil”. EVENE. Retrieved 2009-07-25.

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Nouvelle adresse - Netflix

Nathalie Lapointe, a renowned journalist from a major newspaper and a single mother of three, has her world turned upside down when she learns that her cancer is back after two years of remission.

Nouvelle adresse - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 42 minutes

Premier: 2014-09-08

Nouvelle adresse - This Life (2015 TV series) - Netflix

This Life is a Canadian television drama series. It premiered on October 5, 2015 on CBC. The series is based on the French Canadian series Nouvelle adresse, created by Richard Blaimert. On March 31, 2016 the CBC confirmed the series had been renewed for a second season, to premiere in Fall 2016. The show was cancelled on January 24, 2017.

Nouvelle adresse - Season 2 (2016) - Netflix

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St-Nickel - Netflix

St-Nickel follows the evolution of a poor Sudbury suburb through the prism of a broken family.

St-Nickel - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-24

St-Nickel - Nickel - Netflix

Nickel is a chemical element with symbol Ni and atomic number 28. It is a silvery-white lustrous metal with a slight golden tinge. Nickel belongs to the transition metals and is hard and ductile. Pure nickel, powdered to maximize the reactive surface area, shows a significant chemical activity, but larger pieces are slow to react with air under standard conditions because an oxide layer forms on the surface and prevents further corrosion (passivation). Even so, pure native nickel is found in Earth's crust only in tiny amounts, usually in ultramafic rocks, and in the interiors of larger nickel–iron meteorites that were not exposed to oxygen when outside Earth's atmosphere. Meteoric nickel is found in combination with iron, a reflection of the origin of those elements as major end products of supernova nucleosynthesis. An iron–nickel mixture is thought to compose Earth's inner core. Use of nickel (as a natural meteoric nickel–iron alloy) has been traced as far back as 3500 BCE. Nickel was first isolated and classified as a chemical element in 1751 by Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, who initially mistook the ore for a copper mineral, in the cobalt mines of Los, Hälsingland, Sweden. The element's name comes from a mischievous sprite of German miner mythology, Nickel (similar to Old Nick), who personified the fact that copper-nickel ores resisted refinement into copper. An economically important source of nickel is the iron ore limonite, which often contains 1–2% nickel. Nickel's other important ore minerals include pentlandite and a mixture of Ni-rich natural silicates known as garnierite. Major production sites include the Sudbury region in Canada (which is thought to be of meteoric origin), New Caledonia in the Pacific, and Norilsk in Russia. Nickel is slowly oxidized by air at room temperature and is considered corrosion-resistant. Historically, it has been used for plating iron and brass, coating chemistry equipment, and manufacturing certain alloys that retain a high silvery polish, such as German silver. About 9% of world nickel production is still used for corrosion-resistant nickel plating. Nickel-plated objects sometimes provoke nickel allergy. Nickel has been widely used in coins, though its rising price has led to some replacement with cheaper metals in recent years. Nickel is one of four elements (the others are iron, cobalt, and gadolinium) that are ferromagnetic at approximately room temperature. Alnico permanent magnets based partly on nickel are of intermediate strength between iron-based permanent magnets and rare-earth magnets. The metal is valuable in modern times chiefly in alloys; about 68% of world production is used in stainless steel. A further 10% is used for nickel-based and copper-based alloys, 7% for alloy steels, 3% in foundries, 9% in plating and 4% in other applications, including the fast-growing battery sector. As a compound, nickel has a number of niche chemical manufacturing uses, such as a catalyst for hydrogenation, cathodes for batteries, pigments and metal surface treatments. Nickel is an essential nutrient for some microorganisms and plants that have enzymes with nickel as an active site.

St-Nickel - United Kingdom - Netflix

Birmingham forged nickel coins in about 1833 for trading in Malaya.

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Il était une fois... l'espace - Netflix

"L'Espace" is 2nd part of French popular animated series "Il était une fois...". This part is about the space in a future where our friends goes from one adventure to another, from one planet to another and answers questions about prehistory, ecology, new energy resources, etc.. At the end of this series our friends is going to solve the war between two nations...

Il était une fois... l'espace - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 1982-10-09

Il était une fois... l'espace - List of South African television series - Netflix

This is a list of TV series that were made and or shown in South Africa since TV’s inception during 1975. It does include foreign-made imports and imports that were dubbed into Afrikaans.

Il était une fois... l'espace - J - Netflix

Jake and the Fatman 1980s (1987–1992) Jake and the Fatman was a television crime drama, shown in South Africa, starring William Conrad as prosecutor J. L. (Jason Lochinvar) “Fatman” McCabe and Joe Penny as investigator Jake Styles. The series ran on CBS for five seasons Jam Sandwich Jantjie - Jopie Adam 1970s (1974–1982) The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams was dubbed from the American television series into Afrikaans as “Jopie Adam”. Grizzly Adams was a woodsman during the frontier era who flees into the mountains after he is wrongly accused of murder. While struggling to survive, Adams discovers an orphaned grizzly bear cub whom he takes in and calls Ben. Actor of note Dan Haggerty Journey to the Core is a documentary series that features inspirational South African figures such as Verity and Craig Foster

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Tu mourras moins bête - Netflix

Tu mourras moins bête (You Will Die Less Stupid) is the adaptation of the famous comic blog of scientific popularization of Marion Montaigne. In this series Professor Mustache and his assistant Nathanaël demystify science in cinema and everyday life. If you've always dreamed of wielding the lightsaber or shrinking your kids, Professor Mustache and his team are there for you!

Tu mourras moins bête - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 3 minutes

Premier: 2015-08-23

Tu mourras moins bête - Marion Montaigne - Netflix

Marion Montaigne (born April 8, 1980) is a French cartoonist, known particularly for her popular science comics. She was born in Saint-Denis de la Réunion. She studied animated cartoon at Paris Gobelins school. Her first famous work is the science blog BD Tu mourras moins bête, started in 2008.. Tu mourras moins bête is now published as books and adapted since 2016 as an animated cartoon for the francp-german TV channel Arte.

Tu mourras moins bête - Bibliography - Netflix

Riche, pourquoi pas toi ? with Michel Pinçon and Monique Pinçon Charlot, 2013, Dargaud. Bizarrama culturologique, 2015, Delcourt. L'Intelligence artificielle with Jean-Noël Lafargue, 2016, Le Lombard. Dans la combi de Thomas Pesquet, 2017, Dargaud

Panique organique, Sarbacane, 2007. La Vie des très bêtes, Bayard, 2008. La Vie des très bêtes. Ils reviennent !, Bayard, 2010. Tu mourras moins bête..., : La science, c'est pas du cinéma, 2011. Ankama. Quoi de neuf, docteur Moustache ?, 2012. Ankama. Science un jour, Science toujours !, 2014. Delcourt. Professeur Moustache étale sa science !, 2015, Delcourt.

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Station Horizon - Netflix

Station Horizon - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-28

Station Horizon - Sound Horizon - Netflix

Sound Horizon is a Japanese musical group with composer Revo (Japanese pronunciation: [re̞vo]) (ja) as the leader. They describe themselves as a “fantasy band” and have released works that closely resemble classical suites. Their songs often revolve around historical events and classic fairytales.

Station Horizon - History - Netflix

Sound Horizon began with Revo releasing his music creations on the internet on his website in the late 1990s. In 2001, Sound Horizon participated in Comic Market as part of a dōjin music circle and released their first story CD, Chronicle, an all-instrumental track CD, with occasional narration, background chorus and sound effects. The inclusion of actual singing began from their second release (Thanatos) onwards. Their subsequent works were released at Comic Market and M3. Sound Horizon's first major release was in 2004, with the album Elysion ~Rakuen e no Zensōkyoku~ (lit. Elysion ~Prelude to Paradise~). Their first maxi-single, “Shōnen wa Tsurugi o...”, which was released in 2006, includes “Shūtan no Ou to Isekai no Kishi ~The Endia & The Knights~”, the theme for the PlayStation 2 simulation RPG Chaos Wars, and “Kamigami ga Aishita Rakuen ~Belle Isle~”, the opening theme for the MMORPG Belle Isle. Although Aramary was their main female singer through the Elysion album, her departure afterward led Sound Horizon's style to shift quite a bit, to having many vocalists, rather than just one main female one (previously Aramary) and one main male vocalist (Jimang). Revo himself also tended to sing more often in the later albums, beginning with Roman. On September 3, 2006, Sound Horizon released the album Moira. The album featured Takashi Utsunomiya of TM Network as one of the vocalists. Moira debuted at No. 3 on the Oricon weekly album charts, selling over 45,000 copies in its initial week. Sound Horizon released the single “Ido e Itaru Mori e Itaru Ido” on June 16, 2010. The single featured guitarist Marty Friedman and Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, along with a beta voicebank for Vocaloid known as “Junger März PROTOTYPE β”. In 2012, Revo began a new project called Linked Horizon, beginning with his work on the score for the Nintendo 3DS game Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, a series of EPs and album. In 2013, Linked Horizon performed the opening themes for the 2013 anime adaptation of Attack on Titan collected on their single “Jiyū e no Shingeki”. In June 2014, it was announced that Revo would also be composing the opening theme of Sailor Moon Crystal, “Moon Pride”.

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D'Artagnan - Netflix

D'Artagnan - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 255 minutes

Premier: None

D'Artagnan - Twenty Years After - Netflix

Twenty Years After (French: Vingt ans après) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, first serialized from January to August 1845. A book of The d'Artagnan Romances, it is a sequel to The Three Musketeers and precedes The Vicomte de Bragelonne (which includes the sub-plot Man in the Iron Mask). The novel follows events in France during the Fronde, during the childhood reign of Louis XIV, and in England near the end of the English Civil War, leading up to the victory of Oliver Cromwell and the execution of King Charles I. Through the words of the main characters, particularly Athos, Dumas comes out on the side of the monarchy in general, or at least the text often praises the idea of benevolent royalty. His musketeers are valiant and just in their efforts to protect young Louis XIV and the doomed Charles I from their attackers.

D'Artagnan - See also - Netflix

Musketeers Twenty Years After The Return of the Musketeers, a motion picture based on the novel.

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Les grandes Grandes Vacances - Netflix

Les grandes Grandes Vacances recounts the daily life of 2 kids brother and sister, who are left by their parents at their grandparents' house near the Normandy coast for a few weeks at the beginning of World War II. As the war rumbles on, those weeks become five years.

Les grandes Grandes Vacances - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 26 minutes

Premier: 2015-04-20

Les grandes Grandes Vacances - Bernard Faucon - Netflix

Bernard Faucon (born September 12, 1950) is a French photographer and writer. He first established a career in art photography and has exhibited widely around the world.

Les grandes Grandes Vacances - Critical essays - Netflix

Guy Davenport. “The Illuminations of Bernard Faucon” (IN: The Georgia Review, Winter 2002).

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14 - Diaries of the Great War - Netflix

History tells us "what was". It tells us when things happened. When kings and cultures lived and died, armies were raised and vanquished, and mighty empires rose and fell. History, as we know it from books, is often boring, for it falls to answer one very simple question: What was it like?

When war broke out in Europe in July 1914, people on all sides believed it would be over by Christmas. Little could they know just how wrong they were. A seemingly petty conflict in Bosnia soon snowballed into the first truly global conflict. This was a new kind of war, fought with means and techniques never seen before. By November 1918, ten million people had died, and the political map of the world had been re-drawn. People's minds and attitudes had changed forever, and the Modern Age had begun. Caught up in the middle of this chaos were millions of ordinary men, women and children. Their very lives changed in ways they could never have imagined. This is their story.

14 - Diaries of the Great War - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 55 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-29

14 - Diaries of the Great War - Charles Edward Montague - Netflix

Charles Edward Montague, (1 January 1867 – 28 May 1928), was an English journalist, known also as a writer of novels and essays.

14 - Diaries of the Great War - Biography - Netflix

Montague was born and brought up in London, the son of an Irish Roman Catholic priest who had left the church to marry. He was educated at the City of London School and Balliol College, Oxford. At Oxford he gained a First in Classical Moderations (1887) and a Second in Literae Humaniores (1889). In 1890 he was recruited by C. P. Scott to the Manchester Guardian, where he became a noted leader writer and critic; while Scott was an M.P. between 1895-1906 he was de facto editor of the paper. He married Scott's daughter Madeline in 1898. While working at the paper, Montague became a supporter of Irish Home Rule. Montague was against the First World War prior to its commencement, but once it started he believed that it was right to support it in the hope of a swift resolution. In 1914, Montague was 47, which was well over the age for enlistment. But in order to enlist, he dyed his white hair black to enable him to fool the Army into accepting him. H. W. Nevinson would later write that “Montague is the only man I know whose white hair in a single night turned dark through courage.” He began as a grenadier-sergeant, and rose to lieutenant and then captain of intelligence in 1915. Later in the war, he became an armed escort for VIPs visiting the battlefield. He escorted such personalities as H.G. Wells and Bernard Shaw. After the end of World War I he wrote in a strong anti-war vein. He wrote that “War hath no fury like a non-combatant.” Disenchantment (1922), a collection of newspaper articles about the war, was one of the first prose works to strongly criticise the way the war was fought, and is a pivotal text in the development of literature about the First World War. Disenchantment criticised the British Press' coverage of the war and the conduct of the British generals. Montague accused the latter of being influenced by the “public school ethos” which he condemned as a "gallant robust contempt for “swats” and for all who invented new means to new ends and who trained and used their brains with a will". He returned to the Guardian, but felt that his role was diminishing as the years passed. He finally retired in 1925, and settled down to become a full-time writer in the last years of his life. He died in 1928 at the age of 61. Montague was the father of Evelyn Aubrey Montague, the Olympic athlete and journalist depicted in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire.

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Platane - Netflix

Observational comedy starring Eric Judor.

Platane - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2011-09-05

Platane - Platanus × acerifolia - Netflix

Platanus × acerifolia, the London plane, London planetree, or hybrid plane, is a tree in the genus Platanus. It is usually thought to be a hybrid of Platanus orientalis (oriental plane) and Platanus occidentalis (American sycamore). Some authorities think that it may be a cultivar of P. orientalis.

Platane - Taxonomy - Netflix

Platanus × acerifolia was first formally described in the botanical literature by the Scottish botanist William Aiton in his 1789 work Hortus Kewensis as a variety of P. orientalis. Aiton described this variety with a two-word Latin diagnosis, “foliis transversis”, and called it the Spanish plane tree. In 1805, Carl Ludwig Willdenow chose to elevate Aiton's variety to species rank, publishing the new species P. acerifolia in the fourth edition of Species Plantarum. The species name was then modified to include the multiplication symbol to indicate its suspected hybrid parentage. The other name commonly used for this taxon, Platanus × hispanica auct. non Mill. ex Münchh., is a nomen dubium based on an uncertain description.

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Détectives - Netflix

Philippe leads a private detective agency founded by his father. His hazardous management of the business forces his father to impose a new partner on his son: Nora, a former intelligence officer. Two opposing personalities, two investigative methods!

Détectives - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-05-22

Détectives - Russell Poole - Netflix

Russell Poole (1956 – August 19, 2015) was a Los Angeles Police Department detective most noted for investigating the murder of the rapper known as The Notorious B.I.G.. Poole also investigated the killing of LAPD Officer Kevin Gaines by LAPD Officer Frank Lyga on March 18, 1997. After retiring in 1999, he formed a private detective agency.

Détectives - Bibliography - Netflix

LAbyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., the Implication of Death Row Records' Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal, Atlantic Monthly Press, ISBN 978-0-87113-838-5. Chaos Merchants: Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious BIG, Amazon Kindle, ASIN: B01A2VbbbYJTO.

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Quai n°1 - Netflix

Cette série raconte les enquêtes du commissaire Marie Saint-Georges de la brigade spéciale des trains et frontières, orpheline trouvée dans une gare par Camille Levasseur et sa femme Lucie (deux cheminots), et de son adjoint le capitaine Max Urtéguy.

Quai n°1 - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: None

Quai n°1 - Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac - Netflix

The musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac (French pronunciation: ​[myze dy kɛ bʁɑ̃li]) in Paris, France, is a museum featuring the indigenous art and cultures of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. The museum collection has 450,000 objects, of which 3,500 are on display at any given time, in both permanent and temporary thematic exhibits. A selection of objects from the museum is also displayed in the Pavillon des Sessions of the Louvre. The Quai Branly Museum opened in 2006, and is the newest of the major museums in Paris. It received 1.15 million visitors in 2016. It is jointly administered by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, and serves as both a museum and a center for research. The Musée du quai Branly is located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, on the left bank of the Seine, close to the Eiffel Tower and the Pont de l'Alma. The nearest Paris Métro and RER stations are Alma – Marceau and Pont de l'Alma.

Quai n°1 - Criticism and controversy - Netflix

Vacillation over the museum's name reflected tensions about it scope and viewpoint. Not all critics were pleased with the new museum when it opened. Michael Kimmelman, the architecture critic of the New York Times, published a review on 2 July 2006 entitled: “Heart of Darkness in the City of Light”. He called the museum “a missed opportunity and an inexplicable exercise” and said it was “devised as a spooky jungle, red and black and murky, the objects in it chosen and arranged with hardly any discernible logic. The place is briefly thrilling, as spectacle, but brow-slappingly wrongheaded....The place simply makes no sense. Old, new, good, bad are jumbled all together without much reason or explanation, save for visual theatrics.” The MQB was involved in a controversy over the return of Maori tattooed heads, known as mokomokai, held in France. The controversy arose after a museum in Normandy decided to return a tattooed head to New Zealand. Since 2003, the Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand's national museum, has embarked on a program of requesting the return of Maori remains held in institutions around the world. While the MQB was initially reluctant to return the mokomokai to New Zealand, a change in French law in 2010 allowed for discussions which resulted in repatriation. The mokomokai were formally returned to New Zealand on 23 January 2012 and they are now housed at Te Papa and are not on display. Australian Art Market Report Issue 23 Autumn 2007 Pages 32–34: “Twelve months after the opening of Musée du quai Branly in Paris, journalist Jeremy Eccles takes a look at what effect, if any, the museum” (where contemporary Aboriginal art forms an integral part of the architectural structure) " has had on .... Aboriginal art". In this article, he quotes Bernice Murphy - co-founder of the Sydney MCA and now National Director of Museums Australia and Chair of the Ethics Committee of the International Council of Museums. She told a Sydney symposium on 'Australian Arts in an International Context' that she found the whole of Quai Branly to be a “regressive museology” and the presentation of Aboriginal art “in a vegetal environment” to be “an exotic mise en scène” in the worst taste. “It can't be decontextualised into a glorious otherness”. There is some speculation that the museum also plays a key political role for France. At the time the museum opened in 2007, France was still attempting to reconcile increasing ethnic diversity among the nation's population within its Republican model of assimilation, and even homogeneity. From this perspective, the museum can be seen as a symbolic effort to reach out to non-Western peoples of the world, while also proclaiming French openness to the world. Given this supposed motivation behind the museum, there has been some controversy among historical and artistic intellectuals as to what the museum's ultimate purpose is, and whether or not the presentation of the galleries actually achieves this purpose. Furthermore, there has also been controversy as to whether the artifacts on display should be viewed as anthropological objects or as pieces of art. Nélia Dias grapples with this question by examining the tension between museum anthropology and general museum practices. In conclusion, she writes, “If the dichotomy of formal presentation versus contextual presentation is no longer relevant to museum anthropology practice, Branly does not seem to solve, in its permanent gallery, the dilemma between anthropology and aesthetics. By contrast, its temporary exhibits attempt to overcome such a dilemma and to open new venues through the display of objects in an historical and cross-cultural perspective. Whether this will lead to a new path remains to be seen.”

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France Kbek - Netflix

France Kbek - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 24 minutes

Premier: 2014-05-05

France Kbek - OCS (television) - Netflix

OCS, or previously known as Orange Cinéma Séries, is a French group of dedicated movies/series TV channels operated by Orange S.A.. The channels broadcasts almost all their series in English with French subtitles (a few days after the American broadcasting) but their also broadcasts series dubbed in French or French series. The five channels launched on November 13, 2008 as part of the company's new direct-to-home satellite service and was exclusive to the Orange TV. Since 2012, OCS TV package is available from Bouygues Telecom, CanalSat, Numericable, Orange TV, SFR and Tahiti Nui Satellite. All subscribers have the option to subscribe to OCS with their TV distributor. OCS is also available through multi device.

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Nouvelle adresse - Netflix

Nathalie Lapointe, a renowned journalist from a major newspaper and a single mother of three, has her world turned upside down when she learns that her cancer is back after two years of remission.

Nouvelle adresse - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 42 minutes

Premier: 2014-09-08

Nouvelle adresse - Sophie Lorain - Netflix

Sophie Lorain (born Sophie-Hélène Lorain; 20 November 1957) is a French-Canadian actress, director and producer. She is known for having played “Anne Fortier” in the highly rated television series Fortier that first aired in Quebec, Canada. She is the daughter of actors Jacques Lorain and Denise Filiatrault. Her sister is French-Canadian actress Danièle Lorain. In addition to her work as an actress, she has directed the films Heat Wave (Les grandes chaleurs) and Slut in a Good Way (Charlotte a du fun), as well as episodes of the television series La galère and Nouvelle adresse. She is married to director and cinematographer Alexis Durand-Brault.

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Pigalle, la nuit - Netflix

A brother searches for his missing sister, a dancer, while two gangs engage in a fierce war for control of Pigalle's nightlife.

Pigalle, la nuit - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-11-23

Pigalle, la nuit - Anne Pigalle - Netflix

Anne Pigalle is a French chanteuse (singer) and multimedia artist (writer, musician, art performer, poet, photographer and painter).

Pigalle, la nuit - Albums - Netflix

Everything Could Be So Perfect (ZangTumb Tumb- ZTT Records, 1985) all lyrics written by Pigalle, Musical co-ordination and songwriting by Nick Plytas (except “Looking for Love” written by Pigalle) and production by Luís Jardim (except “Why Does It Have To Be this Way” produced by Trevor Horn). Track listing: Why does it have to be this way/Via vagabond/Looking for love/He! stranger/Intermission/Souvenir d'un Paris/A crack in the ocean/The 1000 colours waltz L'Amérotica I and II (iTunes, 2010/2011), written and co-produced by Anne Pigalle and T Del Signore. Retrieved from iTunes, only available as an art Cd Track listing: With My Blonde/Journey through Europe/Mary Mother of God/Sesso/Entrez Dans La Danse/The Jewel/Espoir Spirale/Je Te Veux Toi L'Ame Erotique (iTunes, 2011), written and produced by Anne Pigalle. Retrieved from iTunes, only available as an art Cd Track listing: The Whole / La Femme Chat / Not Only The Flesh / Sulfur /Are You For Real? /You Give Me Asthma / 23 /La Pucelle / E-rotica De Toi/ Nothing Happens.../Red Like Envy / Saint Orgasm / A New Life / Le Poète Est Anglais/ Pigalle London Paris / Over The Top/ The Garden of Eden / C**t Me In / Voodoo Doll / X amount / Lunch Madame Sex 2013 Track listing : Queen Maria / Ace of Spade / Madame Sex / The Land of Plenty / Letter to an imaginary lover / Over The Top / Pigalle, London, Paris / E-rotica De Toi/ Ct Me In/ Saint Orgasm / X Amount Madame Sex And L'ame Erotique 2014 Track listing: Queen Maria / Ace of Spade / Madame Sex / The Land of Plenty / Letter to an imaginary lover / Over The Top / Pigalle, London, Paris / E-rotica De Toi/ Ct Me In/ Saint Orgasm / X Amount / The Whole / La Femme Chat / Not Only The Flesh / Sulfur /Are You For Real? /You Give Me Asthma / 23 /La Pucelle / Nothing Happens.../Red Like Envy / A New Life / Le Poète Est Anglais/ The Garden of Eden / Voodoo Doll / Lunch Madame Sex Cd & L'Ame Erotique One Cd, 2017 26 tracks and a hand painted original art cover New Release Autumn 2018

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Unité 42 - Netflix

Unité 42 is a detective series, which carries us through the twists and turns of the Internet and emerging technologies. Modern technology allows criminals to act in the real world, all the while shielded by their computer screens. The police's Digital Unit therefore combines field investigations and virtual expeditions using a unique duo: Sam, a cop newly transferred from the homicide bureau (and not particularly tech-savvy), and Billie, a young, feisty policewoman and IT expert. They will need to collaborate, not without difficulty at first, before being able to learn from each other. For behind each case of cyber criminality, first and foremost, lies a human story to be told.

Unité 42 - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-11-19

Unité 42 - Neymar - Netflix

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior (Brazilian Portuguese: [nejˈmaʁ dɐ ˈsiwvɐ ˈsɐ̃tus ˈʒũɲoʁ]; born 5 February 1992), commonly known as Neymar Jr. or simply Neymar, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. Neymar came into prominence at an early age at Santos, where he made his professional debut aged 17. He helped the club win two successive Campeonato Paulista championships, a Copa do Brasil, and the 2011 Copa Libertadores, Santos' first continental title since 1963. Neymar was twice named the South American Footballer of the Year, in 2011 and 2012, before moving to Europe to join Barcelona. As part of Barça's attacking trio with Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez, he won the continental treble of La Liga, the Copa del Rey, and the UEFA Champions League in the 2014–15 season, followed the next year by the domestic double. He came third for the FIFA Ballon d'Or in 2015. In August 2017, Neymar transferred from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain in a move worth €222 million, making him the world's most expensive player. With 56 goals in 88 matches for Brazil since debuting at age 18, Neymar is the third highest goalscorer for his national team, trailing only Pelé and Ronaldo. He was a key player in Brazil's victories at the 2011 South American Youth Championship, where he finished as leading goalscorer, and the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, where he won the Golden Ball as player of the tournament. His participation in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2015 Copa América was cut short by injury and a suspension, but the following year he captained Brazil to their first Olympic gold medal in men's football at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Known for his dribbling, finishing, and ability to play with both feet, Neymar has earned comparisons to former Brazil and Santos forward Pelé. Off the pitch, he ranks among the world's most prominent sportsmen; SportsPro named him the most marketable athlete in the world in 2012 and 2013, and ESPN cited him as the world's fourth-most famous athlete in 2016.

Unité 42 - 2013–14: Adapting to Spain - Netflix

On 30 July 2013, Barcelona drew 2–2 against Lechia Gdańsk in a pre-season friendly; Neymar made his unofficial debut when he came on as a substitute. He scored his first goal for the club in a 7–1 win against a Thailand XI on 7 August. Neymar made his competitive debut for Barcelona during the opening game of the 2013–14 La Liga season as a 63rd-minute substitute for Alexis Sánchez in a 7–0 win against Levante. On 21 August, he scored his first competitive goal for the club in the first leg of the 2013 Supercopa de España against Atlético Madrid: seven minutes after coming on as a substitute for Pedro, he headed Dani Alves' cross to equalise in a 1–1 draw at the Vicente Calderón Stadium as Barcelona won on the away goals rule for his first trophy at the club. On 18 September, he made his UEFA Champions League debut, assisting a Gerard Piqué goal as Barça beat Ajax 4–0 in their opening match of the 2013–14 tournament. Six days later, Neymar scored his first goal in La Liga in Barcelona's 4–1 defeat of Real Sociedad at Camp Nou. On 26 October, he made his first El Clásico appearance, scoring the opening goal and assisting the team's winning goal scored by Alexis Sánchez as Barcelona beat Real Madrid 2–1 at Camp Nou. On 11 December, Neymar recorded his first three Champions League goals as he scored a hat-trick in a 6–1 win over Celtic in Barcelona's final Group H match.

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Louie - Netflix

Hey little one! Have you ever dreamed of exploring an island or travelling to the moon? Do you want to race cars and horses or to talk to a friendly bear? Or maybe you just need to hide from the rain? No problem! Louie is here! And with the help of Yoko, they will draw many exciting things for you to discover, right before your very eyes : a house, an aeroplane, a kangaroo, a rocket and even an elephant ! What is better, you can learn to be a master artist yourself!

Louie - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 7 minutes

Premier: None

Louie - King Louie - Netflix

King Louie is a fictional character introduced in Walt Disney's 1967 animated musical film, The Jungle Book. Unlike the majority of the adapted characters in the film, Louie was not featured in Rudyard Kipling's original works. King Louie was portrayed as an orangutan who was the leader of the other jungle primates, and who attempted to gain knowledge of fire from Mowgli, in order to become more human. King Louie was voiced by Louis Prima in the original 1967 film. Initially, the filmmakers considered Louis Armstrong for the role, but to avoid the likely controversy that would result from casting a black person to voice an ape, they instead chose Prima, a white singer. Christopher Walken voiced King Louie in the 2016 live-action/CGI The Jungle Book film.

Louie - Reception - Netflix

The characterization of King Louie has frequently been cited as an example of racial stereotyping in Disney films. However, in his 2004 book The Gospel According to Disney, Mark Pinsky asserts that a child in the current environment (as opposed to in the late 1960s) would not discern any racial dimension to the portrayal. Pinsky also relates Orlando Sentinel's film critic Jay Bogar's assertion that “the primates could be perceived as representing African Americans in a time of turmoil, but [that Bogar] saw no racism in the portrayal.”

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Au-delà des murs - Netflix

Lisa is a young speech therapist who moves into a townhouse she has mysteriously inherited. She discovers hallways and rooms that suddenly appear then disappear, filling her with terror. Her ever-shifting house is also manipulating other occupants, interweaving space-time continuums that lead Lisa on an initiatory journey into the deepest recesses of her psyche.

Au-delà des murs - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 65 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-22

Au-delà des murs - Jean-Louis Sbille - Netflix

Jean-Louis Sbille (14 March 1948) is a Belgian-French-speaking artist, radio and television producer, actor and writer.

Au-delà des murs - Career - Netflix

In the mid-70s, with the graphic designer and art director, Marc Borgers they created RUPTZ, an art video and performance group. From 1977 to 1981 he published the new wave art magazine Soldes Fins de Séries. He has published novels for youth, poetry, dramatic works and screenplays for television Ici Bla Bla. He produces a lot of cultural, musical and youth radio and TV shows on RTBF, the French-speaking Belgian radio and television organization. He works in Brussels with the Mexican choreographer José Besprosvany from 2003 to 2009 as dramatist. He is a professor of media criticism to Haute Ecole Libre de Bruxelles Ilya Prigogine..

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Moby Dick et le secret de Mu - Netflix

Moby Dick et le secret de Mu - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 26 minutes

Premier: None

Moby Dick et le secret de Mu - Adaptations of Moby-Dick - Netflix

Moby-Dick is an 1851 novel by Herman Melville that describes the voyage of the whaleship Pequod, led by Captain Ahab, who leads his crew on a hunt for the whale Moby-Dick. There have been a number of adaptations of Moby-Dick in various media.

Moby Dick et le secret de Mu - Other - Netflix

The visionary architect Douglas Darden was greatly inspired by Herman Melville, and circa 1990 designed a work of paper architecture called Melvilla that is meant to be a structural celebration of what Darden regarded as America's greatest novel. The building is sited on the lot in Manhattan where Melville worked on Moby-Dick, utilizes a passage from the novel as a building inscription, and apart from the overall design looking like a whale, the building's design was inspired by ideas, turns of phrase, structures, and passages from the novel. Additionally, Darden utilizes a passage from Chapter 78 on the title image of his only published book Condemned Building. The music video for the song “Into the Ocean” by the band Blue October depicts an outdoor theater in which the band plays acts out a rendition of Moby-Dick, in which the lead singer, Justin Furstenfeld, plays the part of Captain Ahab. Leviathan '99 by Ray Bradbury is a direct spin-off of Moby-Dick set in the year 2099. The whale is replaced by a comet, the sailing ship by a spaceship, and the character names are either the same or nearly the same. On 18 May 1968, BBC Radio 3 broadcast an adaptation of the story starring Christopher Lee as The Captain, Denys Hawthorne as Ishmael, Robert Eddison as Quell and Walter Fitzgerald as The Warning Man. A concert version, Leviathan '99: A Drama for the Stage, was performed in 1972, while a novella, Now and Forever: Somewhere a Band is Playing & Leviathan '99, was published in 2007. Philip Jose Farmer wrote a sequel called The Wind Whales of Ishmael, in which Ishmael is transported to the far-future where flying whales are hunted from aircraft. A parody exists in the 2010 Chick-fil-A calendar “Great Works of Cow Literature” in July where the novel is referred to as Mooby Dick. In 2011, the illustrator Seumas Doherty created a redesign of the story as if it were a sci-fi video game titled “Moby Dick: A Space Odyssey”. In the video game Skies of Arcadia for the Sega Dreamcast, the character Drachma's relationship to the arcwhale Rhaknam is a parallel to the relationship between Captain Ahab and Moby Dick. In the video game Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep for the Nintendo Wii, players can venture to the fictional Zahhab Region and encounter the Leviathan, an albino sperm whale with several scars along its snout. It is described in-game as being very aggressive and feared by residents, and its obtainable trivia reveals that a local captain has been hunting it ever since it capsized his ship and killed his son. Despite this reputation, it does not attack the player and can be ridden on. There are at least two card games based on the novel: Moby Dick, or the Card Game (released in 2013) and Dick: A Card Game Based on the Novel by Herman Melville (released in 2015). An iOS app named OMBY challenges users to unscramble the complete text of Moby-Dick as a series of 10,395 word puzzles. In the 2015 video game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain there are numerous references to Moby Dick. Some of these include the story arc focusing on revenge and what it can do to a person, a whale on fire, the protagonist being given the codename Ahab, and a mysterious companion called Ishmael shown at the start of the game. The support helicopter responsible for mission support and transportation is codenamed “Pequod”. Lastly, when the game's announcement was a viral publicity stunt, they used Moby Dick as a misnomer to mask it. In PBS's Between the Lions, a segment called “Moby Duck” Captain Ahab and Captain Starbuck, sailing the PeaPod, hunt the Great White Duck. Each time Ahab thinks he's spotted it, it turns out to be a snail or some other animal. The two never realize that Moby Duck is right behind them. The 2018 video game “Nantucket” by Picaresque Studio covers the events a few years after Ahab's encounter with Moby Dick and sets the player on the hunt for the fabled Whale.

Emoji Dick, released in 2013, features the entire novel “translated” into emojis. Speed-talking actor John Moschitta, Jr., as part of his audio tape, Ten Classics in Ten Minutes, read a rapid-fire one-minute summary of the lengthy novel, concluding with the line: “And everybody dies... but the fish... and Ish.” On 5 June 1966, the BBC radio series Round the Horne broadcast a parody of the story entitled Moby Duck (“the great white Peking Duck ... eighty foot long it be with a two hundred foot wingspan and they do say as how when it lays an egg in the China Seas there be tidal waves at Scarborough!”) starring Kenneth Horne as the Ishmael-like hero “Ebenezer Cuckpowder” (Kenneth Williams: “This fine stripling with his apple cheeks and his long blond hair, aye and his ... cor', you don't half have to use your imagination!”) who is shanghaied in Portsmouth aboard Captain Ahab's ship The Golden Help-Glub-Glub (“the woman who was launching it fell off the rostrum and drowned!”). Kenneth Williams played “Captain Ahab”, who after the great duck is sighted has himself stuffed into the harpoon gun and fired at his prey (Betty Marsden: “Oh, congratulations! A direct hit!” Kenneth Horne: “Where?” Betty: “Well, I can't actually say, but if Captain Ahab was an orange ...”). At the end of the story, Kenneth Horne stated that “Hugh Paddick played the part of the duck ... it was the part that most people throw away.” In 1973, a simplified version of the novel by Robert James Dixson was published by Regents Pub. Co. The Star Trek franchise has made several references to (and been inspired by) Moby-Dick, most significantly in two films: 1982's Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan was essentially Moby Dick in space, with Khan taking the Ahab role (the whale and object of his revenge obsession obviously being Admiral Kirk). Khan even quotes Ahab extensively throughout the film, right up to his last lines: “From Hell's heart...I stab at thee! For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee.” 1996's Star Trek: First Contact also references the novel, with Picard seeking revenge for the emotional scarring inflicted upon him by the Borg: “And he piled upon the whale's white hump the sum of all the rage and hate felt by his whole race. If his chest had been a cannon, he would have shot his heart upon it.”

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Bref. - Netflix

In life we are born, at the end we die. Between the two, things happens, in short, it is the story of a guy between the two.

Bref. - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 2 minutes

Premier: 2011-08-29

Bref. - Paris - Netflix

Paris (French pronunciation: ​[paʁi] ( listen)) is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres (41 square miles) and a population of 2,206,488. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, commerce, fashion, science, music and painting. The Paris Region had a GDP of €681 billion (US$850 billion) in 2016, accounting for 31 per cent of the GDP of France. In 2013–2014, the Paris Region had the third-highest GDP in the world and the largest regional GDP in the EU. The City of Paris's administrative limits form an East-West oval centred on the island at its historical heart, the Île de la Cité; this island is near the top of an arc of the river Seine that divides the city into southern Rive Gauche (Left Bank) and northern Rive Droite regions. Paris is the core of a built-up area that extends well beyond its limits: commonly referred to as the agglomération Parisienne, and statistically as a unité urbaine (a measure of urban area), the Paris agglomeration's 2013 population of 10,601,122 made it the largest urban area in the European Union. City-influenced commuter activity reaches well beyond even this in a statistical aire urbaine de Paris (a measure of metropolitan area), that had a 2013 population of 12,405,426, a number one-fifth the population of France, the largest metropolitan area in the Eurozone. The city is a major rail, highway, and air-transport hub served by two international airports: Paris-Charles de Gaulle (the second busiest airport in Europe after London Heathrow Airport with 69.5 million passengers in 2017) and Paris-Orly. Opened in 1900, the city's subway system, the Paris Métro, serves 5.23 million passengers daily, and is the second busiest metro system in Europe after Moscow Metro. Paris's Gare du Nord is one of the ten busiest railway stations in the world, with 262 million passengers in 2015. Paris is especially known for its museums and architectural landmarks: the Louvre was the most visited art museum in the world in 2017, with 8.1 million visitors. The Musée d'Orsay and Musée de l'Orangerie are noted for their collections of French Impressionist art, and the Pompidou Centre Musée National d'Art Moderne has the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe. The historical district along the Seine in the city centre is classified as a UNESCO Heritage Site. Popular landmarks in the centre of the city include the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris and the Gothic royal chapel of Sainte-Chapelle, both on the Île de la Cité; the Eiffel Tower, constructed for the Paris Universal Exposition of 1889; the Grand Palais and Petit Palais, built for the Paris Universal Exposition of 1900; the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Élysées, and the Basilica of Sacré-Coeur on the hill of Montmartre. Paris received 23 million visitors in 2017, measured by hotel stays, with the largest numbers of foreign visitors coming from the United States, the UK, Germany and China. It was ranked as the third most visited travel destination in the world in 2017, after Bangkok and London. The football club Paris Saint-Germain and the rugby union club Stade Français are based in Paris. The 80,000-seat Stade de France, built for the 1998 FIFA World Cup, is located just north of Paris in the neighbouring commune of Saint-Denis. Paris hosts the annual French Open Grand Slam tennis tournament on the red clay of Roland Garros. Paris hosted the Olympic Games in 1900, 1924 and will host the 2024 Summer Olympics. The 1938 and 1998 FIFA World Cups, the 2007 Rugby World Cup, and the 1960, 1984, and 2016 UEFA European Championships were also held in the city and, every July, the Tour de France bicycle race finishes there.

Bref. - Museums - Netflix

The Louvre was the most visited art museum in the world in 2017, with 8.1 million visitors. Its treasures include the Mona Lisa (La Joconde), the Venus de Milo statue, Liberty Leading the People, and many other notable works. The second-most visited museum in the city, with 3.3 million visitors, was the Centre Georges Pompidou, also known as Beaubourg, which houses the Musée National d'Art Moderne. The third most visited Paris museum, in a building constructed for the Universal Exhibition of 1900 as the Orsay railway station, was the Musée d'Orsay, which had 3.2 million visitors in 2017. The Orsay displays French art of the 19th century, including major collections of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. The Musée de l'Orangerie, near both the Lourve and the Orsay, also exhibits Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, including most of Claude Monet's large Water Lilies murals. The Musée national du Moyen Âge, or Cluny Museum, presents Medieval art, including the famous tapestry cycle of The Lady and the Unicorn. The Guimet Museum, or Musée national des arts asiatiques, has one of the largest collections of Asian art in Europe. There are also notable museums devoted to individual artists, including the Picasso Museum the Rodin Museum, and the Musée national Eugène Delacroix.

Paris hosts one of the largest science museums in Europe, the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie at La Villette. It attracted 2.4 million visitors in 2017. The National Museum of Natural History, on the Left Bank, attracted 1.76 million visitors in 2016. It is famous for its dinosaur artefacts, mineral collections, and its Gallery of Evolution. The military history of France, from the Middle Ages to World War II, is vividly presented by displays at the Musée de l'Armée at Les Invalides, near the tomb of Napoleon. In addition to the national museums, run by the French Ministry of Culture, the City of Paris operates 14 museums, including the Carnavalet Museum on the history of Paris; Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Palais de Tokyo; the House of Victor Hugo and House of Balzac, and the Catacombs of Paris. There are also notable private museums; The Contemporary Art museum of the Louis Vuitton Foundation, designed by architect Frank Gehry, opened in October 2014 in the Bois de Boulogne. It received 1.4 million visitors in 2017.

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Empreintes vue du ciel - Netflix

From the ground, we see almost nothing: we walk around, without noticing mysterious but significant traces that lie at our feet. By taking height, we distinguish shapes, designs, and structures. Such giant traces finally take shape seen from the sky. Are they mystical or extraterrestrial signs, ancient geological events, or marks due to weather conditions? Or could they be simple works of art or even hoaxes?

Empreintes vue du ciel (Earth Signs from Above) is an inventory of these strange manifestations, and an investigation that excludes no hypothesis, be it scientific, mystical, or social. Our characters were chosen for their charisma and their passion devoted to these enigmas. Throughout 4 episodes we contemplate these enigmatic marks as they should be seen: from the sky, with spectacular footage taken for the first time with the help of camera drones.

Empreintes vue du ciel - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-28

Empreintes vue du ciel - Prix Goncourt - Netflix

The Prix Goncourt (French: Le prix Goncourt, IPA: [lə pʁi ɡɔ̃kuʁ], The Goncourt Prize) is a prize in French literature, given by the académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”. Four other prizes are also awarded: prix Goncourt du Premier Roman (first novel), prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle (short story), prix Goncourt de la Poésie (poetry) and prix Goncourt de la Biographie (biography). Of the “big six” French literary awards, the Prix Goncourt is the best known and most prestigious. The other major literary prizes are the Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française, the Prix Femina, the Prix Renaudot, the Prix Interallié and the Prix Médicis.

Empreintes vue du ciel - Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman - Netflix

Goncourt Prize for debut novel. Awarded in partnership with the municipality of Paris. 1990 – Hélène de Monferrand, Les amies d'Héloïse 1991 – Armande Gobry-Valle, Iblis ou la défroque du serpent 1992 – Nita Rousseau, Les iris bleus 1993 – Bernard Chambaz, L'arbre de vies 1994 – Bernard Lamarche-Vadel, Vétérinaires 1995 – Florence Seyvos, Les apparitions 1996 – Yann Moix, Jubilations vers le ciel 1997 – Jean-Christophe Rufin, L'abyssin 1998 – Shan Sa, Porte de la paix céleste 1999 – Nicolas Michel, Un revenant 2000 – Benjamin Berton, Sauvageons 2001 – Salim Bachi, Le chien d'Ulysse 2002 – Soazig Aaron, Le non de Klara 2003 – Claire Delannoy, La guerre, l'Amérique 2004 – Françoise Dorner, La fille du rang derrière 2005 – Alain Jaubert, Val Paradis 2006 – Hédi Kaddour, Waltenberg 2007 – Frédéric Brun, Perla 2008 – Jakuta Alikavazovic, Corps volatils 2009 – Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, Une éducation libertine 2010 – Laurent Binet, HHhH 2011 – Michel Rostain, Le Fils 2012 – François Garde, Ce qu'il advint du sauvage blanc 2013 – Alexandre Postel, Un homme effacé 2014 – Frédéric Verger, Arden 2015 – Kamel Daoud, The Meursault Investigation 2016 – Joseph Andras, De nos frères blessés. Author declined the prize. 2017 – Maryam Madjidi, Marx et la poupée 2018 Mahir Guven, Grand frère

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Dolmen - Netflix

What could be more perfect than coming home to marry your childhood sweetheart? Police officer Marie Kermeur returns to the beautiful craggy island of Ty Kern, off the coast of Brittany, to marry Christian, the man she grew up with on the island. But wedding planning turns into funeral preparations as the island becomes the stage for strange, nightmarish happenings.

Dolmen - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2005-06-20

Dolmen - Dolmen - Netflix

A dolmen () is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more vertical megaliths supporting a large flat horizontal capstone or “table”. Most date from the early Neolithic (4000–3000 BC) and were typically covered with earth or smaller stones to form a tumulus. Small pad-stones may be wedged between the cap and supporting stones to achieve a level appearance. In many instances, the covering has weathered away, leaving only the stone “skeleton” of the mound intact. It remains unclear when, why and by whom the earliest dolmens were made. The oldest known are found in Western Europe, dating from c 7,000 years ago. Archaeologists still do not know who erected these dolmens, which makes it difficult to know why they did it. They are generally all regarded as tombs or burial chambers, despite the absence of clear evidence for this. Human remains, sometimes accompanied by artefacts, have been found in or close to the dolmens which could be scientifically dated using radiocarbon dating. However, it has been impossible to prove that these remains date from the time when the stones were originally set in place.

Dolmen - Etymology - Netflix

The word dolmen has a confused history. The word entered archaeology when Théophile Corret de la Tour d'Auvergne used it to describe megalithic tombs in his Origines gauloises (1796) using the spelling dolmin (the current spelling was introduced about a decade later and had become standard in French by about 1885). The Oxford English Dictionary does not mention “dolmin” in English and gives its first citation for “dolmen” from a book on Brittany in 1859, describing the word as “The French term, used by some English authors, for a cromlech ...”. The name was supposedly derived from a Breton language term meaning “stone table” but doubt has been cast on this, and the OED describes its origin as “Modern French”. A book on Cornish antiquities from 1754 said that the current term in the Cornish language for a cromlech was tolmen (“hole of stone”) and the OED says that “There is reason to think that this was the term inexactly reproduced by Latour d'Auvergne [sic] as dolmen, and misapplied by him and succeeding French archaeologists to the cromlech”. Nonetheless it has now replaced cromlech as the usual English term in archaeology, when the more technical and descriptive alternatives are not used. Dolmens are known by a variety of names in other languages, including Irish: dolmain, Galician and Portuguese: anta, German: Hünengrab/Hünenbett, Afrikaans and Dutch: hunebed, Abkhazian: Adamra, Adyghe Ispun, dysse (Danish and Norwegian), dös (Swedish), Korean: 고인돌 goindol(mordenized word: stacked stone), “dol(stone)”, “dolmaengj (pebble-stones, varied stones)”, and Hebrew: גַלעֵד‎. Granja is used in Portugal, Galicia, and Spain. The rarer forms anta and ganda also appear. In the Basque Country, they are attributed to the jentilak, a race of giants. The etymology of the German: Hünenbett, Hünengrab and Dutch: hunebed - with Hüne/hune meaning “giant” - all evoke the image of giants building the structures. Of other Celtic languages, Welsh: cromlech was borrowed into English and quoit is commonly used in English in Cornwall.

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Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie - Netflix

Agatha Christie's masterful storytelling gets a soupçon of French flair in these attractive, witty mysteries. These French adaptations are a fresh, stylish twist on classic Christie tales.

Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2009-01-09

Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie - Facel Vega - Netflix

Facel S.A. was a French manufacturer of steel furniture and pressed steel components, later complete automobiles to their own design, founded in 1939 to make components for Bronzavia's military aircraft. In 1945 in conjunction with Métallon Facel began to make short-run special bodies, coupés or cabriolets, for Simca, Ford, Panhard and Delahaye. Unitary bodies without a chassis became general for mass-produced cars and Facel lost their big customers. French niche manufacturers ended production. Métallon left the partnership in 1953. Facel set about designing and making their own complete cars using engines made by Chrysler, Volvo and Austin. Their first design named Vega was shown to the public in 1954. Though initially successful Facel closed its factory in October 1964. Their Facellia model introduced in 1959 was under-developed and losses brought about by its warranty problems became impossible to recoup. Prior to closure Facel had been placed under the control of Sud Aviation subsidiary SFERMA.

Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie - Facellia - Netflix

In 1960, Facel entered the sports car market with the Facellia, a small car similar in size to the then popular Mercedes 190SL. Facellias were advertised in three body styles: cabriolet, 2+2 coupé and 4-seat coupé — all with the same mechanical parts and a 2,450 mm (96.5 in) wheelbase. Styling was similar to the Facel HK500, but with rather elegant (though fingernail-breaking) flush door handles. Following Facel Vega's demise several of M Daninos's styling cues were “borrowed” by Mercedes-Benz. Prices were roughly US$4,000 for the Facellia, US$5,500 for the Facel III and US$6,000 for the Facel 6. With the idea of creating a mass-produced all-French sports car competing with the Alfa Romeos, Facel moved away from American engines. The Facellia had a 4-cylinder 1.6 L DOHC engine built in France by Paul Cavallier of the Pont-à-Mousson company (which already provided manual gear boxes for the company's larger models). The engine had only two bearings supporting each camshaft, using special steels, as opposed to the usual four or five. Despite the metallurgical experience of Pont-à-Mousson, this resulted in excessive flex, timing problems and frequent failures. Famed engineers Charles Deutsch and Jean Bertin were called in to solve the issues, but it was not enough and the engine was pronounced a disaster and the Facellia with it. Company president, Jean Daninos having been obliged to resign in August 1961 in response to the company's financial problems, the new boss, a former oil company executive called André Belin, gave strict instructions to the after-sales department to respond to customer complaints about broken Facellia engines by replacing the units free of charge without creating “difficulties”. The strategy was intended to restore confidence among the company's customer base. It would certainly have created a large hole in the income statement under the “warranty costs” heading, but it may have been too late for customer confidence. Volvo engine The troublesome engine was replaced with a Volvo B18 powerplant in the Facel III, but the damage was done. Production was stopped in 1963 and despite the vision of it being a “volume” car only 1100 were produced - still enough to make this Facel's highest production number. Facel lost money on every car they built, the luxury car side of the company being supported entirely by the other work done by Facel Metallon, Jean Daninos's obsession being very similar to that of David Brown of Aston Martin. The small Facellia met with little success and the losses from this, due to strong competition at the luxury end of the market, killed off the business which closed its doors at the end of October 1964. What was, according to some, the best small Facel, the Facel 6, which used an Austin-Healey 2.8-litre engine, came too late to save the company with fewer than 30 having been produced when the financial guarantors withdrew their support.

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Au service de la France - Netflix

Paris 1960. The 23 year old André Merlaux are hired as an intern by French secret service. His handsome, intelligent, well raised and naive.

Au service de la France - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 26 minutes

Premier: 2015-10-29

Au service de la France - Le Surrealisme au service de la revolution - Netflix

Le Surréalisme au service de la révolution (Surrealism in the service of the revolution) was a periodical issued by the Surrealist Group in Paris between 1930 and 1933. It was the successor of La Révolution surréaliste (published 1924–29) and preceded the primarily surrealist publication Minotaure (1933 to 1939). After the writing of his Second Manifesto of Surrealism (1929), which announced the expulsions of several prior surrealists due to theoretical differences, André Breton and his supporters developed a new, more politically charged publication. The first issue of Le Surréalisme au service de la révolution was published in June 1930, and was followed by five more issues through 1933. Contributors included André Breton, Paul Éluard, René Crevel, Tristan Tzara, Salvador Dalí, René Char, Benjamin Péret, Louis Aragon, and Luis Buñuel, among others.

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Acéphale, a surrealist review created by Georges Bataille, published from 1936 to 1939 Documents, a surrealist journal edited by Bataille from 1929 to 1930 View, an American art magazine, primarily covering avant-garde and surrealist art, published from 1940 to 1947 VVV, a New York City journal published by émigré European surrealists from 1942 through 1944

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Zou - Netflix

The series aims to enable children to observe the processes of scientific inquiry and technological problem-solving in action, while also learning about physical science concepts and seeing positive attitudes towards learning. Each episode focuses on themes such as: family, growing up, relationships between family members and friends, learning how the world works and how to use one's imagination. So while the emphasis of Zou the series is very much geared towards entertainment, there will, as a corollary, be a certain instructive content; the results of Zou's explorations of the world and the boundaries which are set for him by his family, and the constricts of the extent of his knowledge will be there for the audience to experience and to investigate for themselves.

Zou - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 10 minutes

Premier: 2012-05-12

Zou - Zou (TV series) - Netflix

Zou is a French animated children's television series inspired by the books of French author Michel Gay. The show was produced by the French company Cyber Group Studios for Disney EMEA, and it premiered on Disney Junior (UK & Ireland) in May, 2012.

Zou - Characters - Netflix

Bizou David Stripeman (Zou): A young, grade school aged and fun-loving zebra Zou is generally clad in a white T-shirt under yellow overalls. He is the main protagonist of the show, and shows interest in many career paths. Neighbor Elzee. A running plot of the show is that Zou exits school at the beginning of the episode. Then Zou mentions interest in a certain career. He is then countered by neighbor Elzee stating “I thought you wanted to be a (other career path).” Zou responds by saying “That was last week, now I want to be a (new career path.)” Voiced in the U.S. version by Kannon Gowen. Poc: A Quaker parakeet, and Zou's constant companion. It is unclear whether he is considered a pet or a “person”, since several signs of anthropomorphism are shown in his character, and yet he cannot talk. Also, it seems like the show's conception of “humans” is reserved to zebras only. He lives inside what looks like a cuckoo clock in Zou's bedroom. Elzee Blackhoof: Zou's next door neighbor. The same age as Zou, Elzee is generally clad in a long purple dress. Her ears seem to be rather large, in comparison to the other characters, and even make her slightly taller than Zou. She is far more sensible than Zou and often contradicts his outrageous ideas, but still joins in. She seems to harbour a romantic attraction to Zou, often acting shy or giggling with rembarrassment when he compliments her. She is a bit more of a tomboy than Zinnia, and seems to enjoy soccer, often taking part in Zou's extravagant activities. In the English version of the show her voice is portrayed by Roisin Gadd (Seasons 1&2) and Maisie Jack (Season 3). Zinnia: Zou's cousin. She's a budding ballerina who sometimes tends to be snooty and stuck-up. She is never seen without dance clothes on and is more feminine in comparison to Elzee who is a bit more tomboyish. It seems that she is an unofficial antagonist of the show. Zou does not seem to like her very much and often makes excuses to avoid having to play with her. She often tries to engage Zou in girlish pastimes such as playing princesses or playing with dolls / stuffed toys, apparently unaware he has absolutely no interest in such things. Despite being a snob, Zinnia is sometimes shown to care for Zou. Zak A. Zoey, Jr.: An eager and excitable young zebra, and another of Zou's friends. He is slightly younger than Zou and Elzee and is generally clad in a red T-shirt, with what appears to be a lime green letter “J” on it, and khaki shorts. His father is Mr. Zoey. No mother of Zak has ever been mentioned. Dad: Zou's father. (David R. Stripeman, Jr.) Mum (“Mom” in the U.S. version): Zou's mother, who often calls him by his full name, “Bizou.” She works at a local hospital. (Elizabeth Stripeman) Grandpa: Zou's paternal grandfather. He is a rather handy zebra, usually found in the garage, building something. (David R. Stripeman, Sr.) Grandma: Zou's paternal grandmother. She is often found baking cakes and other confections. (Lillian Stripeman) Nana: Zou's great-grandmother. She often gives Zou big, sloppy kisses on the cheek. She is talented on the piano, able to play the show's theme song among other songs, and also sings. (Flora Stripeman) Uncle Zavier: Zinnia's father. He is a wealthy businessman and owns the largest house in the neighborhood. Though you never see this in the show. Aunt Zelda: Zinnia's mother. She runs the family's high-end boutique alongside Uncle Xavier. Mr. Zoey: The local shopkeeper/postman, and Zak's father. He is friendly and helpful. Zakary A. Zoey, Sr. Mrs. Brenda Zolli: The school crossing guard.

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Hard - Netflix

Hard follows the misfortunes of Sophie, a middle-class housewife from a French Catholic bourgeois upbringing. Following the sudden death of her husband, Sophie uncovers a dark secret about his lifestyle.

Hard - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2008-05-09

Hard - Hard Rock Cafe - Netflix

Hard Rock Cafe Inc. is a chain of theme restaurants founded in 1971 by Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton in London. In 1979, the cafe began covering its walls with rock and roll memorabilia, a tradition which expanded to others in the chain. In 2007, Hard Rock was sold to the Seminole Tribe of Florida and has been headquartered in Orlando, Florida since then. As of December 2015, there were 191 Hard Rock locations in 75 countries, including 181 cafes, 25 hotels, and 11 casinos.

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Un village français - Netflix

A French village and its inhabitants go through the ups and (mainly) downs of the occupation by the German army from 1940 to 1945. The village doctor is assigned as mayor, and confronted with the challenges, dilemmas, and contradictory demands and situations. At the same time, therre is a lot of peronal interaction with a number of interesting characters

Un village français - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 55 minutes

Premier: 2009-06-04

Un village français - Un village français - Netflix

Un village français (A French Village) is a French television drama series created by chief writer Frédéric Krivine and principal director Philippe Triboit, with the assistance of historical consultant Jean-Pierre Azéma. It is set in Villeneuve, a fictional commune, in the Jura, in German-occupied France during the Second World War. The series was first broadcast on France 3 in June 2009, and has also been shown in Belgium, Switzerland and Canada on TV5 Monde and on MBC in South Korea. In USA on MHZ networks on Amazon Prime or for free on some PBS stations. A seventh season, expected to be the last, began its run on France 3 in October 2016.

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Résistance (TV series)

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Duel au soleil - Netflix

Ange Renucci, a Corsican cop has to deal with a rookie cop send from France, together they solve murder cases on the beautiful Corse island.

Duel au soleil - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2014-11-28

Duel au soleil - Élodie Fontan - Netflix

Élodie Fontan (born 9 July 1987) is a French actress. She has appeared in more than fifteen television and film productions since 1996.

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Transferts - Netflix

In the near future, the transfer of mind from one body to another is made possible by a mysterious substance. Florian, who has been in a coma, wakes up one day in the body of Sylvain, a police captain who is a member of a brigade specialized in illegal transfers. An ambitious thriller that questions the excesses of science and the insatiable quest for immortality.

Transferts - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-11-16

Transferts - Belgium - Netflix

Belgium ( ( listen) BEL-jəm), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. A small and densely populated country, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometres (11,787 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11 million. Straddling the cultural boundary between Germanic and Latin Europe, Belgium is home to two main linguistic groups: the Dutch-speaking, mostly Flemish community, which constitutes about 59 percent of the population, and the French-speaking, mostly Walloon population, which comprises about 40 percent of all Belgians. Additionally, there is a small ~1 percent group of German speakers who live in the East Cantons. Historically, Belgium lay in the area known as the Low Countries, a somewhat larger area than the current Benelux group of states that also included parts of Northern France and Western Germany. The region was called Belgica in Latin, after the Roman province of Gallia Belgica. From the end of the Middle Ages until the 17th century, the area of Belgium was a prosperous and cosmopolitan centre of commerce and culture. From the 16th century until the Belgian Revolution in 1830, when Belgium seceded from the Netherlands, the area of Belgium served as the battleground between many European powers, causing it to be dubbed the “Battlefield of Europe”, a reputation strengthened by both world wars. Belgium is a federal constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of governance. It is divided into three highly autonomous regions and three communities, that exist next to each other. Its two largest regions are the Dutch-speaking region of Flanders in the north and the mostly French-speaking southern part of the Wallonia region. The Brussels-Capital Region is an officially bilingual (French and Dutch) enclave within the Flemish Region. A German-speaking Community exists in eastern Wallonia. Belgium's linguistic diversity and related political conflicts are reflected in its political history and complex system of governance, made up of six different governments. Belgium participated in the Industrial Revolution and, during the course of the 20th century, possessed a number of colonies in Africa. The second half of the 20th century was marked by rising tensions between the Dutch-speaking and the French-speaking citizens fueled by differences in language and culture and the unequal economic development of Flanders and Wallonia. This continuing antagonism has led to several far-reaching reforms, resulting in a transition from a unitary to a federal arrangement during the period from 1970 to 1993. Despite the reforms, tensions between the groups have remained, if not increased; there is significant separatism particularly among the Flemish; controversial language laws exist such as the municipalities with language facilities; and the formation of a coalition government took 18 months following the June 2010 federal election, a world record. Unemployment in Wallonia is more than double that of Flanders, which boomed after the war. Belgium is one of the six founding countries of the European Union and hosts the official seats of the European Commission, the Council of the European Union, and the European Council, as well as a seat of the European Parliament in the country's capital, Brussels. Belgium is also a founding member of the Eurozone, NATO, OECD, and WTO, and a part of the trilateral Benelux Union and the Schengen Area. Brussels hosts several of the EU's official seats as well as the headquarters of many major international organizations such as NATO. Belgium is a developed country, with an advanced high-income economy. The country achieves very high standards of living, life quality, healthcare, education, and is categorized as “very high” in the Human Development Index. It also ranks as one of the safest or most peaceful countries in the world.

Transferts - Sports - Netflix

Since the 1970s, sports clubs and federations are organized separately within each language community. Association football is the most popular sport in both parts of Belgium; also very popular are cycling, tennis, swimming, judo and basketball. Belgians hold the most Tour de France victories of any country except France. They have also the most victories on the UCI Road World Championships. Philippe Gilbert is the 2012 world champion. Another modern well-known Belgian cyclist is Tom Boonen. With five victories in the Tour de France and numerous other cycling records, Belgian cyclist Eddy Merckx is regarded as one of the greatest cyclists of all time. Jean-Marie Pfaff, a former Belgian goalkeeper, is considered one of the greatest in the history of association football. Belgium hosted the 1972 European Football Championships, and co-hosted the 2000 European Championships with the Netherlands. The Belgium national football team reached first place in the FIFA World Rankings for the first time in November 2015. Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin both were Player of the Year in the Women's Tennis Association as they were ranked the number one female tennis player. The Spa-Francorchamps motor-racing circuit hosts the Formula One World Championship Belgian Grand Prix. The Belgian driver, Jacky Ickx, won eight Grands Prix and six 24 Hours of Le Mans and finished twice as runner-up in the Formula One World Championship. Belgium also has a strong reputation in, motocross with the rider Stefan Everts. Sporting events annually held in Belgium include the Memorial Van Damme athletics competition, the Belgian Grand Prix Formula One, and a number of classic cycle races such as the Tour of Flanders and Liège–Bastogne–Liège. The 1920 Summer Olympics were held in Antwerp. The 1977 European Basketball Championship was held in Liège and Ostend.

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Boulevard du Palais - Netflix

Boulevard du Palais - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 1999-02-26

Boulevard du Palais - India Hair - Netflix

India Hair (born 1987) is a French actress. She was born in Saumur to an American father and an English mother. Her film credits include Camille Rewinds, Jacky in Women's Kingdom, Brèves de comptoir and High Society. She has also appeared in the television series Boulevard du Palais.

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Fabio Montale - Netflix

Fabio Montale, a crime squad superintendent who knows Marseille like the back of his hand. The city crawls with gangs, corrupt policemen, shady politicians and the mafia – all standing in the way of justice.

Fabio Montale - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2001-10-10

Fabio Montale - Antonio Cifariello - Netflix

Antonio Cifariello (19 May 1930 – 12 December 1968) was an Italian actor and documentarist.

Fabio Montale - Life and career - Netflix

Born in Naples, the nephew of a sculptor, Cifariello started his career in 1950 as the main actor, credited as Fabio Montale, in La sposa che vestiva di bianco, a film which had several production issues and that was released only in 1953. In the meanwhile Cifariello appeared in several fotoromanzi using the stage name Mauro Vellani, and enrolled at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, graduating in 1953. The same year, he was chosen by Federico Fellini to star in Marriage Agency, a segment of the anthology film Love in the City. Following the release of the film, in a short time Cifariello established himself as one of the most requested young actors in Italian cinema, mainly active in romantic comedies and adventure films. Tired of playing stereotypal characters of seducers or boyfriends, in the 1960s Cifariello gradually moved his career towards journalism and television documentaries. During a trip in Zambia for a RAI documentary, on December 12, 1968 Cifariello died due to a plane crash; he was 38.

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Burkland - Netflix

During their honeymoon, Julia and Jack stopped in a diner along the road. Since then, they have never been seen again. Burkland, it is a small village today abandoned. To understand what happened, we must look at the images of a smartphone found on the spot, that of Julia. Lou, a determined young journalist is in possession of these images and is determined to investigate the mystery of Burkland!

Burkland - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 7 minutes

Premier: 2016-04-07

Burkland - Spirit of Rett - Netflix

The Spirit of Rett is a car designed to challenge the wheel-driven land speed record. On September 21, 2010 it made two phenomenal speed runs piloted by Charlie Nearburg at the Bonneville Salt Flats. The first run averaged 417 MPH with an exit speed of 422.6. The return run, made under more difficult track conditions, averaged 411.7 MPH with a top speed of 417.65. The average speed of approximately 414.4 MPH exceeded the 45 year old Summers brothers’ Goldenrod record. The “Spirit of Rett” now has the fastest single engine car record in history. The car was named after Nearburg's son who died in 2005.

Burkland - Accomplishments - Netflix

(Source:) Fastest single engine car record in history 414.316 MPH as of September 21, 2010 (and only 3 mph less than the absolute fastest “real car” record of 417.020 MPH held by Tom Burkland) Fastest normally aspirated car in history (Broke 45-year-old record set by Summer's Bros. “Goldenrod” on Nov 12, 1965) First and only unblown single engine car over 400 MPH First and only car to ever set two over 300 MPH records in one day First and only car to ever hold all four of the fastest unblown records at Bonneville at the same time A/FS 379.6 MPH, A/GS 353.825 MPH, AA/GS 368.136 MPH, AA/FS 392.503 MPH First and only car to ever hold the two fastest unblown FIA records at the same time At the 2011 FIA Landspeed Shootout held in September, the “Spirit of Rett” increased its FIA Category A, Group II, Class 10 record to 366.59 MPH. The only over 400 MPH records that have been set by conventional race cars are as follows (per Tom Burkland): Tom Burkland “Burklands 411” 417.020 MPH SCTA AA/BFS (two engines, blown, fuel, 4wd) Oct, 2004 Charles Nearburg “Spirit of Rett” 414.316 MPH FIA (one engine, unblown, fuel, 2wd) Sept 21, 2010 Nolan White “Spirit of Autopower” 413.156 MPH SCTA AA/BFS (blown, fuel) Aug, 2002 Al Teague “Speed-O-Motive” 409.86 MPH FIA (one engine, blown, fuel, 2wd) Aug, 1991 Bob Summers “Goldenrod” 409.277 MPH FIA (four engines, fuel, 4wd) Nov 12, 1965 George Poteet “Speed Demon” 404.562 SCTA D/BFS (one engine, blown, fuel, 2wd) Aug 19, 2010 Donald Campbell “Bluebird CN7” 403.10 FIA July, 1964

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Les Rois Maudits - Netflix

Set during the reigns of the last five kings of the Capetian dynasty and the first two kings of the House of Valois, the series begins as the French King Philip the Fair, already surrounded by scandal and intrigue, brings a curse upon his family when he persecutes the Knights Templar. The succession of monarchs that follows leads France and England to the Hundred Years' War.

Les Rois Maudits - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2005-11-07

Les Rois Maudits - Maritie and Gilbert Carpentier - Netflix

The married couple Maritie (December 12, 1922 – November 23, 2002) and Gilbert (March 20, 1920 – September 18, 2000) Carpentier were producers of very popular TV shows in France and in many French-speaking countries, from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Les Rois Maudits - TV - Netflix

Maritie and Gilbert Carpentier are more famous for being pioneers of variety TV shows in France. From 1960, after a proposal from the French TV channel ORTF, they start working for the TV. From 1960, Maritie and Gilbert Carpentier head for TV by first creating numerous shows with their friends Roger Pierre and Jean-Marc Thibault, broadcast live on the ORTF. Later on, others artists join, including Jean Poiret, Michel Serrault, Jacqueline Maillan or Jean-Claude Brialy. Until the 1980s, they realize lots of others variety TV shows in France, being instrumental in making some French artists popular, such as Serge Gainsbourg, Jane Birkin, Charles Aznavour, Sacha Distel, Claude François, Chantal Goya, Johnny Hallyday, Sylvie Vartan, Mireille Mathieu, Thierry Le Luron, Eddy Mitchell, Dalida, Alain Souchon or Joe Dassin, among others. Maritie and Gilbert Carpentier's TV shows are recognizables by unexpected duets of artists, actors singing or singers playing, the creation of different sceneries each week, or even the scripting of their shows. Also, Maritie and Gilbert Carpentier's TV shows were often live broadcast and did not promoted artists' current events. For most of them, since their beginnings in radio and until the 1980s, their shows are recorded in the mythic studio 17 of the Buttes-Chaumont studios in Paris. Some of their shows, the “Top à...” and “Numéro 1” series in particular, had an audience of 15 million viewers each week, and were being shown in 20 French-speaking countries. Gilbert Carpentier was in charge of the technical part and the sceneries, while his wife Maritie Carpentier, sometimes nicknamed “la nounou des artistes” (“the artists' nanny”), was dealing with the artistic part. In 1980, Maritie and Gilbert Carpentier won an Emmy Award for the best foreign TV show.

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Marguerite Volant - Netflix

Marguerite Volant - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: None

Marguerite Volant - Marguerite Volant - Netflix

Marguerite Volant is a Canadian television drama series first aired in 1996.

Marguerite Volant - Cast - Netflix

Catherine Sénart as Marguerite Volant Michael Sapieha as James Elliot Chase Normand D'Amour as Laval Chevigny Phillipe Cousineau as Antoine de Courval Veronique Le Flaguais as Isabeau de Rouville Gilbert Sicotte as Claude Volant Pascale Bussieres as Eleanore Volant Stéphane Gagnon as Lambert Volant Angele Coutu as Eugénie Beaubassin Jean-Emery Gagnon as Vincent Léry Pierre Curzi as Renaud Larochelle Benoît Dagenais as Père Godefroy Volant Pascale Montpetit as Jeanne Letellier Benoît Briére as Blaise Melancon

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Hero Corp - Netflix

Following a war which took place in the 1980s, it was decided to create an organization to include all the superheroes to maintain world peace: the Hero Corp agency. The agency has several secret sites all over the planet. In the department of Lozère, the retired, the fired, those resigning and the unmasked. Cut off from the rest of the world they have a quiet and peaceful life. But twenty years later this peaceful existence is destroyed when thesupervillain 'The Lord' reappears!

Hero Corp - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 26 minutes

Premier: 2008-10-25

Hero Corp - Laetitia Eido - Netflix

Laëtitia Eïdo is a French actress of mixed ethnicity. She is best known for her roles as Fadhma n'Soumer in the 2014 film of the same name, Fahima in Eran Riklis' Dancing Arabs, and Dr. Shirin El Abed in the Israeli political thriller television series Fauda.

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Loin de chez nous - Netflix

Loin de chez nous - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-19

Loin de chez nous - Gwendolyn Gourvenec - Netflix

Gwendolyn Gourvenec is a French actress. She played Miss Chiffre in Le Petit Spirou, an adaptation of the comic strip of the same name.

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Gourvenec grew up in Essonne..

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Paris Enquêtes Criminelles - Netflix

French new series, inspired by the American series success in Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Vincent Perez and Sandrine Rigaux play two lieutenants of the criminal section of the police of the city of Paris. Their mission: to penetrate the mind of the worst criminals and unravel the most violent crimes that plague the most beautiful city of the world, Paris.

Paris Enquêtes Criminelles - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2007-05-03

Paris Enquêtes Criminelles - Dick Wolf - Netflix

Richard Anthony Wolf (born December 20, 1946) is an American television producer, best known as the creator and executive producer of the Law & Order franchise, which since 1990 has included six police/courtroom dramas and four international spinoffs, as well as a creator and executive producer of the Chicago franchise, which since 2012 has included four Chicago-based police, courtroom, fire, and medical dramas. Wolf has won numerous awards, including an Emmy Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Wolf has also authored four books. The first, nonfiction Law & Order: Crime Scenes, is a companion to the Law & Order television series. The Intercept, The Execution, and The Ultimatum are volumes in a thriller series with N.Y.P.D. Detective Jeremy Fisk.

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Wolf was born in New York City, the son of Marie G. (née Gaffney), a homemaker, and George Wolf, an advertising executive. His father was Jewish and his mother was Roman Catholic of Irish descent. He was an altar boy and attended Saint David's School, The Gunnery, and the University of Pennsylvania (class of 1969), where he belonged to the Zeta Psi fraternity. He also attended Phillips Academy.

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P'tit Quinquin - Netflix

A zany police investigation in a small village in Normandy. Twin Peaks à la Dumont: ironic and unclassifiable!

P'tit Quinquin - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-09-18

P'tit Quinquin - Welcome to the Sticks - Netflix

Welcome to the Sticks (French: Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis French pronunciation: ​[bjɛ̃vny ʃe le ʃti]) is a 2008 French comedy film directed and co-written by Dany Boon and starring Kad Merad and Boon himself. The film broke nearly every box office record in France: it debuted as the top film at 793 sites.

P'tit Quinquin - Soundtrack - Netflix

The CD soundtrack, including the scores of La Maison du Bonheur and Nothing to Declare, were all composed by Philippe Rombi.

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Crimes occultes - Netflix

This investigative series examines cases of murder motivated by a lethal mix of mental illness, role-playing rituals and bizarre religious beliefs.

Crimes occultes - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2016-01-07

Crimes occultes - House of Laments - Netflix

The House of Laments (Spanish: “Casa de los lamentos”) is a historic place in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. The mansion dates to the 18th century. During the 1890s and 1900s, the Tadeo Fulgencío Mejía serial murders occurred here. He was a Mexican serial killer motivated by the delirious idea of contacting his deceased wife. Now the house functions as museum, and the local legend says several paranormal phenomena happen in the mansion.

Crimes occultes - The Tadeo Mejía crimes - Netflix

Tadeo Mejía's wife, Constanza de la Rivera, died in 1890 during an assault. According with some versions, the murder of Constanza occurred during a domestic invasion orchested for employees of the mine where Mejía worked, they accused him of malversation but really the mine suffered a economic crisis and for this reason the salaries had been late. Costanza was stabbed in the neck. According with other versions, Costanza died in a street near to hose. Supposedly, her death caused the psychosis of Tadeo Mejía. He consulted with a “witch”, who showed him strange rituals that included human sacrifices of young men and women. Tadeo Mejía committed an unknown number of murders, but several human bones were located in the mansion's basement.

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Taxi 0-22 - Netflix

Taxi 0-22 is a Canadian television comedy series. The series stars Patrick Huard as Montreal cab driver Rogatien Dubois Jr. The first season is predominantly set inside Dubois's dark blue taxi, a Ford Crown Victoria, and the comedy unfolds through his interactions – usually opinionated and deeply held – with the guest stars and other passengers who ride in his cab. Season two expanded the show's narrative to focus more on stories and characters outside of his taxi. Dubois speaks a thickly accented and rapidly delivered Quebec slang.

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Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2007-01-25

Taxi 0-22 - Taxis - Netflix

A taxis (plural taxes , from Ancient Greek τάξις (taxis), meaning 'arrangement') is the movement of an organism in response to a stimulus such as light or the presence of food. Taxes are innate behavioural responses. A taxis differs from a tropism (turning response, often growth towards or away from a stimulus) in that in the case of taxis, the organism has motility and demonstrates guided movement towards or away from the stimulus source. It is sometimes distinguished from a kinesis, a non-directional change in activity in response to a stimulus.

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Taxes are classified based on the type of stimulus, and on whether the organism's response is to move towards or away from the stimulus. If the organism moves towards the stimulus the taxis is positive, while if it moves away the taxis is negative. For example, flagellate protozoans of the genus Euglena move towards a light source. This reaction or behaviour is called positive phototaxis, since phototaxis refers to a response to light and the organism is moving towards the stimulus. Many types of taxis have been identified, including: aerotaxis (stimulation by oxygen) anemotaxis (by wind) barotaxis (by pressure) chemotaxis (by chemicals) durotaxis (by stiffness) electrotaxis or galvanotaxis (by electric current) gravitaxis (by gravity) hydrotaxis (by moisture) magnetotaxis (by magnetic field) phototaxis (by light) rheotaxis (by fluid flow) thermotaxis (by changes in temperature) thigmotaxis (by physical contact) Depending on the type of sensory organs present, a taxis can be classified as a klinotaxis, where an organism continuously samples the environment to determine the direction of a stimulus; a tropotaxis, where bilateral sense organs are used to determine the stimulus direction; and a telotaxis, where a single organ suffices to establish the orientation of stimulus.

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Loin de chez nous - Netflix

Loin de chez nous - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-19

Loin de chez nous - Jean-Pierre Ferland - Netflix

Jean-Pierre Ferland, (born June 24, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian singer and songwriter.

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Ferland began work with Radio-Canada in 1956 as an accountant, but his career there was short lived. Shortly after, he began taking guitar lessons with Stephen Fentock and began to fall in love with music, writing his first musical pieces. After two years of work with Radio-Canada, in February 1958, he began recording the first songs that would eventually comprise his first album Jean-Pierre. However, it was not until 1961 that he became known to the public, with the release of his second album, Rendez-vous à La Coda. From 1962 to 1970, Ferland spent much time in Europe (mainly in France and Belgium), writing music and recording albums, as well as performing at a multitude of venues, including shows in Olympia and Bobino. In 1968 he won the Académie Charles Cros Award. In 1970 he launched a disc Jaune which sold 60 000 copies within a year and was followed by live shows at the Montreal's Place des Arts. In 1974 his song T'es mon amour, t'es ma maîtresse recorded with Ginette Reno became a hit. In 1976 Ferland was one of the 5 performers (along with Claude Léveillée, Gilles Vigneault, Robert Charlebois et Yvon Deschamps) in the giant outdoor concert for the National Holiday on June 21 in Quebec and on June 23 in Montreal, titled 1 fois 5. The album of the same name followed and in 1977 it received the Académie Charles Cros Award. In the 1980s Ferland combined songwriting and touring with a career as a television presenter for several popular shows: Station soleil (Radio Québec, 1981-1987), Tapis rouge (SRC, 1986), L'autobus du showbusiness (SRC, 1987) et Ferland/Nadeau (Télé-Métropole, 1990).

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Bloqués - Netflix

Bloqués - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: French

Status: Running

Runtime: 2 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-08

Bloqués - Blond - Netflix

Blond (male), blonde (female), or fair hair, is a hair color characterized by low levels of the dark pigment eumelanin. The resultant visible hue depends on various factors, but always has some sort of yellowish color. The color can be from the very pale blond (caused by a patchy, scarce distribution of pigment) to reddish “strawberry” blond or golden-brownish (“sandy”) blond colors (the latter with more eumelanin). Because hair color tends to darken with age, natural blond hair is generally very rare in adulthood. Naturally-occurring blond hair is primarily found in populations of northern European descent and is believed to have evolved to enable more efficient synthesis of Vitamin D, due to northern Europe's lower levels of sunlight. Blond hair has also developed in other populations, although it is usually not as common, and can be found among natives of the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Fiji, among the Berbers of North Africa, and among some Asians. In human culture, blond hair has long been associated with female beauty. Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, was reputed to have blond hair. In ancient Greece and Rome, blond hair was frequently associated with prostitutes, who dyed their hair using saffron dyes in order to attract customers. The Greeks stereotyped Thracians and slaves as blond and the Romans associated blondness with the Celts and the Germans to the north. In western Europe during the Middle Ages, long, blond hair was idealized as the paragon of female beauty. The Norse goddess Sif and the medieval heroine Iseult were both significantly portrayed as blond and, in medieval artwork, Eve, Mary Magdalene, and the Virgin Mary are often shown with blond hair. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, scientific racists categorized blond hair and blue eyes as characteristics of the supreme Nordic race. In contemporary culture, blond women are often stereotyped as sexually attractive, but unintelligent.

Bloqués - Early twentieth-century racism - Netflix

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, blond hair, white skin, blue eyes, a tall stature, a long head, and an angled nose were deemed by scientific racists as hallmarks of the so-called “master race”. In the nineteenth century, this race was usually referred to as the “Germanic race”, but after the turn of the twentieth century, it came to be more commonly known as the “Nordic race”. German and Scandinavian scientists and academics throughout the early part of the twentieth century studied racial typology to the point of obsession and debated the features of the Nordic race extensively. In the 1920s, the eugenicist Eugen Fischer invented the Fischer hair color table (Fischer Haarfarbentafel) to scientifically document hair color, which consisted of twenty-six bundles of cellulose fiber coated in non-fading colors attached to a palette and labeled with numbers. Lighter colors were given higher numbers and darker ones were given lower numbers, with the distinction between “blond” and “brown” being set between seven and eight. Fischer was a passionate supporter of Nazi eugenics and warned that the interbreeding of different races would result in the deterioration of modern civilization. Dispute over the exact distinction between blond and brown hair was a heated debate among Norwegian anthropologists during this period, with Halfdan Bryn arguing that the distinction should instead be set between six and seven. By the end of the 1920s, the International Federation of Eugenics Organizations (IFEO), the leading international eugenics organization, became increasingly dominated by proponents of the racial hygiene movement, who sought to turn the organization into “Blond International”, which would be “aimed at the purification and propagation of the Nordic race.” After the Nazi Party came to power in Germany in 1933, racial anthropology based on the ideas of genetic superiority and racial psychology “became increasingly hegemonic in Germany.” The Nazis revered blond hair as a quality of the herrenrasse (“master race”). The idea of racial superiority, which once dominated the field of anthropology, has now been completely and unanimously rejected by modern scientists. Modern scientists have also rejected the assertions and beliefs of pre-World War II racialists. Classification of race based on physical characteristics such as hair color is seen as a “flawed, pseudo-scientific relic of the past.” Many modern scientists dispute whether the concept of “race” is even a useful classification for human beings at all.

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