the true story behind the drama with Cécile de France and Patrick Bruel

the true story behind the drama with Cécile de France and Patrick Bruel
the true story behind the drama with Cécile de France and Patrick Bruel

This Wednesday, May 1, 2024, the film “Un Secret” is broadcast on Arte. For the occasion, a look back at the true story that inspired Claude Miller’s dramatic feature film.

Released in theaters in 2007, the film Un Secret was directed by Claude Miller. We discover the story of François Grimbert, a lonely and sensitive young boy in post-war France who invents a fictitious older brother and the idyllic meeting of his parents. As he grows up, he discovers a dark secret about his origins, hidden by his family for several years. Through flashbacks, his parents’ past during World War II is revealed, allowing him to finally build himself.

This drama was nominated eleven times for the César and took home the prize for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, for the interpretation of Julie Depardieu in the skin of Louise. Alongside him in the cast we find Patrick Bruel, Cécile de France, Ludivine Sagnier and Mathieu Amalric. This Wednesday, May 1, this feature film is being rebroadcast on Arte from 8:55 p.m., the opportunity to discover the real story behind the scenario.

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“Un Secret” is based on an autobiographical novel by Philippe Grimbert

Claude Miller’s film is the adaptation of the eponymous autobiographical novel by Philippe Grimbert, published in 2004. It won the Goncourt prize for high school students in 2004 and that of readers of Elle in 2005. The writer and psychoanalyst…

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