This merry farce depicts a satirical view of the French society: Twelve years old Zazie has to stay two days with her relatives in Paris, so that her mother can spend some time with her lover. However Zazie escapes her uncle's custody and sets out to explore Paris on her own.
Zazie, une gamine de dix ans aux manières délurées, arrive de sa province impatiente de connaître le métro parisien. Son oncle Gabriel l'attend à la gare et, à sa grande déception, la jette directement dans un taxi piloté par son ami Charles : direction le café Turandot. Là, elle fait la connaissance de Mado P'tits Pieds, une servante au grand cœur, de sa tante Albertine, ménagère modèle, et d'autres figures truculentes. Chacun va désormais vaquer à ses propres occupations : l'oncle fait la danseuse espagnole dans un beuglant, Zazie découvre le marché aux puces en compagnie de l'agent Trouscaillon, Charles déclare sa flamme à Mado, une veuve joyeuse. Après quelques jours de folie parisienne, Zazie reprend le train sans avoir vu les couloirs du métro.
A member of Parliament (Irons) falls passionately in love with his son's fiancée. They pursue their affair with obsessive abandon despite the dangers of discovery and what it would do to his complacent life and his son. Completely obsessed, he wants to give up his current lifestyle to be with her. She has no intention of allowing him to do this, preferring to have her marriage to the son as a cover. They are eventually discovered, and must deal with the damage. Based on the novel by Josephine Hart.
Louis XIV: the King is dead, long live the King.On 1st September 1715, King Louis XIV breathed his last, at Versailles, the extraordinary monument he dedicated to his glory and influence of France. Stéphane Bern takes you to Versailles on 1st September 1715. In his room at the center of the palace, the old king Louis XIV was dying. He is 77 years old and has had one of the longest reigns in history.
Stéphane Bern tells the story of King Louis XVI, deposed by the revolution and guillotined on January 21st, 1793. He was a cultured man, passionate about the technical advances of his time, but powerless against the huge deficit in the country. He actively supported the birth of the USA. Louis XVI was the last king to live in the palace of Versailles, where he organized the first flight of a balloon, launched the legendary expedition of Jean-Francois de La Perouse and offered his wife Marie Antoinette, the beautiful setting of the Petit Trianon, as million visitors around the world continue to admire.