DE GAULLE – France, 2020, 108 min.
Director: Gabriel Le Bomin
Writers: Valerie Ranson-Enguiale and Gabriel Le Bomin
Cast: Lambert Wilson (Charles de Gaulle), Isabelle Carre (Yvonne de Gaulle), Olivier Gourmet (Paul Reynaud), Laurent Stocker (Jean Laurent), Tim Hudson (Winston Churchill), Philippe Laudenbach (Marechal Philippe Petain)
May 1940. France is facing a disastrous military situation against the German army. Charles de Gaulle, newly appointed General, joins the Government in Paris while Yvonne, his wife, and their three children stay in the East. Facing the defeatist attitude of Pétain ready to negotiate with Hitler, de Gaulle has one purpose: continue fighting. Alongside thousands of French families, Yvonne and the children are soon forced to flee the advancing German troops. Without contact from one another, the doubt arises: will the de Gaulle family be sacrificed for the sake of France? An outstanding destiny that will change the course of World War II and French History.
Awards and nominations:
3 nominations for “Cesar” – for Best Actor to Lambert Wilson, set design and costumes