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Abbé Pierre – A Century of Devotion

2023 2h 15m Biography Drama History List
Reviews Born and raised a catholic, Henri Groues is determined to become a priest. WWII begins and decides otherwise: he joins the Resistance. Losing a friend on the battlefield, facing the horrors of war but the beauty and strength of brotherhood, Henri Groues emerges as a new man: Abbé Pierre. From the end of WWII to his death in 2007, Abbé Pierre will live many lives and face many battles. State representative, founder of Emmaüs, Abbé Pierre will fight for the homeless and give a voice to the speechless. A French figure, Abbé Pierre met Charlie Chaplin, De Gaulle, Einstein... A humanist, hw met everyone in needs. Read More Read Less

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Oliver Parker In Review Online Tellier fumbles this poorly paced, repetitive film by indulging narrative loops that quickly wear you down and result in more of a boring slog than a captivating portrait of Pierre’s political and spiritual struggles. Jun 5, 2023 Full Review Stephanie Archer Film Inquiry A dramatized account of the life of priest Abbe Pierre, L'abbe Pierre dives deep into the heart of the impoverished following the war and the man who was resolved to end it. Jun 5, 2023 Full Review Allan Hunter Screen International The sweeping saga of Abbé Pierre’s inspirational life offers handsomely crafted storytelling aimed at a mainstream audience... May 27, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Born and raised a catholic, Henri Groues is determined to become a priest. WWII begins and decides otherwise: he joins the Resistance. Losing a friend on the battlefield, facing the horrors of war but the beauty and strength of brotherhood, Henri Groues emerges as a new man: Abbé Pierre. From the end of WWII to his death in 2007, Abbé Pierre will live many lives and face many battles. State representative, founder of Emmaüs, Abbé Pierre will fight for the homeless and give a voice to the speechless. A French figure, Abbé Pierre met Charlie Chaplin, De Gaulle, Einstein... A humanist, hw met everyone in needs.
Director
Frédéric Tellier
Screenwriter
Frédéric Tellier, Olivier Gorce, Frédéric Tellier, Olivier Gorce
Production Co
SND, Wy Productions
Genre
Biography, Drama, History
Original Language
French
Runtime
2h 15m
Aspect Ratio
Scope (2.35:1)