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SENTENCE: PARENTS FOR A LIFETIME
(Parents à perpétuité)

TV movie 90′ – Drama based on a true story
Author: Julie Jézéquel
Adapted from “Parents à perpétuité” by Sophie and Dominique Moulinas (Flammarion)
Broadcaster: France Télévisions
Just as the Boissinot family is about to leave on vacation, the police arrives at the gate. Thomas, 16, is arrested. Eric and Laurence discover that they are the parents of a rapist.

What did they miss? Did they fail in their duty as parents? Is it possible that they gave birth to such a monster?

Eric locks himself in the legal procedures, while Laurence gets stuck in her sadness, but they hold on for Thomas, who remains their son. But when he reoffends, there is no doubt for Laurence: her son is sick, and they, having seen nothing, have failed their son, the victims and society.

BABEL

6×52′ – Adventure series
Authors: Jean-Yves Arnaud and Yoann Legave
Coproducer: Entertainment One
A young academic archeologist, not in the least adventurous, leaves her safe basement of the Louvre for the hostile territories of Ancient Mesopotamia (current Iraq, Syria and Turkey) to track down the origins of writing… and hers as well.

On the trail of this ancient language, she is following in the footsteps of her father who died thirty years before in this region… a quest that will reveal family secrets as well as awaken ghosts from the past. In her quest, she is joined by a crooked adventurer and a vengeful female Kurdish warrior.

BABEL is about a fish taken from water and dropped into the desert.
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ALL THE BLUE OF THE SKY
(Tout le bleu du ciel)

2×45′ – Road trip/Drama
Author: Claire Lemaréchal
Adapted from “Tout le bleu du ciel” by Mélissa Da Costa (Editions Albin Michel)
Broadcaster: TF1
Smallads.com: Young man of 26 years old, condemned to a life expectancy of two years by an early onset of Alzheimer’s, wishes to set sail for a final journey. Search companion to share with me this last adventure.

Emile has decided to flee the hospital and the compassion of his family and friends. To his own surprise, he received an answer to this ad. Three days later, in front of the secretly purchased RV, he finds Joanne, a young woman wearing a black hat, whose only luggage is a backpack, and who gives no explanation for her presence.

Thus begins a beautiful and breathtaking journey…

Did you see that man
(T'as vu le monsieur)

2×45′ – Drama based on a true story
Author: Mélusine Laura Raynaud
Adapted from Jérôme Hamon’s eponymous testimony
in collaboration with Bénédicte des Mazery (Flammarion, 2015)
Broadcaster: TF1
Jerome Hamon suffers from type I Neurofibromatosis (Von Recklinghausen’s disease), more commonly known as Elephant Man disease. Since he was born, Jerome has seen his face deformed as tumors kept appearing on it, excluding him from any social life… But, in 2010, a glimmer of hope is to be seen : Jerome is going to benefit, not without risk, from a total face transplant, a world first.

During surgery, his mother, Arlette, patiently sits in the waiting room and reminisces what brought her here from Jerome’s first confrontations with the outside world to her struggle to give her son a normal life, at the expense of her family life and her other son, Ludovic.


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