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  1. Resistance! (1996 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w/col. 52 min., 1996 sale: £12.99 (inclusive)

    Surviving French Resistance fighters and wartime Special Operations Executive agents tell the the story of their work in Occupied France, leading to the Liberation of Paris.

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  2. Partisans - War Behind the Lines (2000 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 48 min., 2001 sale: £9.99 (inc. VAT +p&p)

    Uses archive footage to highlight the importance of the organised civilian groups who fought military actions or performed acts of espionage, sabotage, disruption and protest against occupying forces. Looks...

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  3. For the Love of Tomorrow

    Subject
    History; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 41 minutes), £8.00

    This film is a profile of Madame Irène Laure, a member of the French Resistance who, travelled to Germany after the war to speak about the importance of forgiveness. ‘I longed for the total destruction...

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  4. Témoins de la Libération de Paris, Les, Et 20 Ans en Août 1944: Deux Films de Jorge Amat

    Director
    Lorenzo Alvary
    Subject
    French studies; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL), 15 Euros

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  5. No Ordinary People (1995 Video)

    Director
    David Hinton
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. 50 min., 1998 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p) (VHS)

    Celebrates the experience of the courageous French Resistance in World War 2. Acts as a reminder of how ordinary people can be transformed by the extraordinary events of war.

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  6. Last Mitterand, The (2005)

    aka: Promeneur du Champs de Mars, Le

    Subject
    French studies; History; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 116 minutes), £19.99

    A dramatised film based on the writing of Francois Mitterand’s memoirs, providing a glimpse of his life, times and legacy. The old man is dying from prostate cancer and knows he doesn’t have much time to...

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  7. Hitchcock at War (1944 Video)

    Director
    Alfred Hitchcock
    Subject
    History; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 25, 31 min., 1995 sale: £12.99 (inclusive)

    Two propaganda films made by Alfred Hitchcock for the Ministry of Information at the Welwyn Studios with French cast and crew. The films were made quickly (both were shot between 20 January and 25 February...

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  8. Sorrow and the Pity, The (2017)

    Subject
    French studies; History; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 260 minutes), £15.99

    Documentary whcih covers the period between 1940 and 1944 during which France’s Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Includes archive footage, interviews from 1969 with a German officer and...

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  9. Silence de la Mer, La (1949)

    Director
    Jean-Pierre Melville
    Subject
    Film studies; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 84 minutes), £19.99

    The debut film of Jean-Pierre Melville, Le SILENCE DE LA MER is a landmark in French films about World War II, made shortly after Melville himself was demobilised from the Resistance and based on the novella...

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  10. Plenty (1985 Video)

    Director
    Fred Schepisi
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 119 min.

    Feature film adapted by David Hare from his stage play in which a courageous and impulsive young Englishwoman returns home after fighting in the French Resistance to encounter the apathy of post-war England.

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