Fictions - Historical Drama

Myriam's Choice

Le Choix de Myriam

Au début des années soixante, Kader, bientôt rejoint par sa femme Myriam, fait partie de la première génération d’immigrés algériens. Très vite, le couple est pris, comme tant d’autres, entre le rêve de retourner au pays, et celui de prospérer sur une terre d’accueil, pas toujours très accueillante…

Marie and Madeleine

Marie et Madeleine

En 1944, Madame Berthe, patronne d’une maison close, doit fuir Lyon avec ses pensionnaires, car le frère de l’une d’elles fait partie de la résistance et a caché des munitions dans la cave de la maison. En Isère, victimes d’un accident de voiture, elles sont obligées de se faire héberger dans un couvent, où elles découvrent que la mère supérieure cache des juifs dans les caves...

L'Arche de Babel

Babel's Arch

Juin 1940. Trois chasseurs alpins français en guerre, trois communistes italiens en fuite, deux rabbins polonais et trois luxembourgeois perdus dans les tourmentes de la débâcle doivent cohabiter dans un fort d’altitude à la frontière franco-italienne.

The Brave Judge

La Révolte des innocents

France, 1911. Louise Perreau is struggling financially to raise her 10-year-old son Gaston. The prospect of a new job in Paris brings her the hope of a better life. She has to enrol her son at Les Vermiraux, where children are supposed to get a good education.

The Quiet Woman

La Femme Tranquille

January 1943. France is under occupation. Louise is 70, and in her bar everyone likes to forget about the war. The militiamen at the counter are customers like anyone else, and no one complains that her meals depend on black-market produce. Her serenity is disturbed, however, by a cry for help from an English airman who falls from the sky... just like an angel.

The house of the Rochevilles

La Maison des Rocheville

The strangest things happen in the Rochevilles' manor house, with its cursed bedroom and walls that speak... In its time it has been a place of protection, condemnation and also punishment.

Mister Perrichon's journey

Le voyage de Monsieur Perrichon

1860. Mister Perrichon is the epitome of bourgeois respectability: a rich shopkeeper, vain and smug, brimming with social ambition but with morals that adapt to circumstances. He retires from business and, to mark the occasion, takes his  wife and daughter Henriette on a trip to Mont-Blanc.

Seasons of love


1934. Philippe falls in love with Odile, a beautiful stranger, and decides to marry her, against the will of his parents.

Mr Paul

Monsieur Paul

The ghosts of World War Two return when Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyon, is found in Argentina. Franck Jourdan, a special correspondent with a French political magazine, dives into this investigation with passion, determined to see Paul Touvier condemned for crimes against humanity.

Trapped in the mine

Moi, Louis l'enfant de la mine

The disaster which occured in Courrières in 1906 claiming the lives of more than 1100 miners.

Young mothers in the 70's

Elles... les filles du Plessis

In the 1970s, a home on the outskirts of Paris took in teenage mothers

Anna's time

Le temps d'Anna

A young watchmaker falls head over heels with a mysterious young woman.

Rose and the captain

Rose et le soldat

Martinique, 1942. Rose, a young teacher, is dismissed by the Vichy regime of Admiral Robert. Disgusted at her treatment, and starved by the British blockade, she wants to escape with the young dissidents.


Les Fusillés

1914. Louis is a 27-year-old reservist and patriot, as is his childhood friend and longtime rival Bastien, who sees the war, like everything else, as an opportunity.

Arletty, a guilty passion

Arletty, une passion coupable

The love story between the French actress Arletty and the German officer Hans Jürgen Soehring during the occupation of France by Germany.

Dr Blanche's clinic

La clinique du Dr Blanche

In the mid-19th century, two doctors with very different methods are competing in the field of mental disease, what will one day be known as psychiatry.



21:07 GMT, somewhere in the English Channel: a supertanker, the “Magnificent”, runs aground on the Casquets reef.

La traque

La traque

The history of Franco-German Klarsfeld couple who devoted his life to tracking down Nazi war criminals and bring them in front of Justice.

Desert ambush

Qui sème le vent

Northern Nigeria. Two French scientists working for an environmental NGO disappear during a mission in the region of Arlit.

The Afghan trap

Le piège Afghan

Nadia, an army doctor based in Afghanistan, is ambushed and captured by the Taliban.

Mister Bob

Mister Bob

The true story of Bob Denard, a French mercenary hired in 1965 by the Republic of Congo.

3rd reich mothers, in the name of the master race

Malgré elles

France 1943. Two pretty and different girls, Alice and Lisette, 17, are torn from their families by the Nazis and, along with many other Alsacians, sent to labor in Germany.

Life will be beautiful

La vie sera belle

A story of friendship and closeness, a tale of courage and broken dreams.

One small corner of France

Un petit bout de France

Spring 1981. France is in the middle of the presidential election campaign, and Chirac has just betrayed Giscard by standing for election.



At the beginning of the 20th century, in a France divided between Catholics and Republicans, Marie, a young Republican and believer teacher, is appointed at the head of the village public school.


Albert Camus

Albert Camus, a life - Camus seen through women's eyes. From The Rebel to The First Man and The Fall, the last ten years of Albert Camus's turbulent life.

The law of my country

La loi de mon pays

Algeria. Benjamin, Kateb and Antoine are three teenagers from three religious backgrounds who never should have met. But they share the same passion for football and the same disregard for the disapproving looks which their unusual friendship draws.

Blanche Maupas

Blanche Maupas

In 1914 Théophile Maupas, a countryside teacher, is called up. From the trenches he writes long letters to his wife Blanche, who is also a teacher. In early March 1915, she hears that Theo has been shot.


Cigarettes et bas nylon

In 1945, "cigarette camps" were set up in Normandy to provide rest and recreation for American soldiers back from the front and their wives.

Voltaire and the calas case

Voltaire et l'affaire Calas

An outraged Voltaire invents public opinion to denounce a miscarriage of justice to the whole of Europe...

A child at war

Allons petits enfants

June 1914. In the small village where he lives, twelve-year-old Momo is his parents' pride and joy. War breaks out and his father Maurice is mobilised, leaving his wife and son to run the farm.

The children's aviary

La volière aux enfants

In 1835, in order to cope with an ever increasing number of infants left alone during the day while their impoverished mothers had to go to work in factories, refuge rooms were put in place in some towns...

The president's mistress

La maîtresse du président

The extraordinary life of Marguerite Steinheil, also known as ''the Red Widow

The missing granddaughter

Le Lien

A woman discovers that her granddaughter who disappeared when she was a baby is still alive...

The man who came from elsewhere

L'homme qui venait d'ailleurs

In the late 19th century, Dr Pierre Adelaide, a doctor from the French West Indies, arrives in a Charente village to take over from a colleague...

Losing hearts

Bas les coeurs

1870. France declares war on Prussia. The Barbier family from Versailles confidently wait for the war to start ...


Vive la bombe !

Algeria. May 1st 1962. The war has been over for two months. But following secret agreements, de Gaulle continues to conduct nuclear tests in the Sahara desert.

Anna Politovskaya

Une femme à abattre

October, 2006. Anna Politkovskaya, a russian journalist, is murdered in the hall of her Moscow building.

Watch your lip !

L'Été des lip

It's 1973, and the Lip watch-making factory in Besançon is experiencing hard times. The director has resigned and there is no more cash. The only person showing any interest in the company is a corporate raider.

The King, the Squirrel and the Grass snake

Le Roi, l'Écureuil et la Couleuvre

The series recounts Fouquet’s inexorable rise, his financial acumen, his success with women, the building of his château, Vaux-le-Vicomte, which prefigured Versailles, and his struggle with Colbert, who brought about his downfall and left him to rot in in a gloomy, remote fortress.

The Heiresses

Les Héritières

A flamboyant drama that opposes a father to his daughters in a war for power that he has himself initiated.

The comrades

Les Camarades

Six friends in their twenties meet each other in a Resistance network in 1944.

Bitter tropics

Tropiques amers

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The lives in a sugarcane plant in from 1785 to 1810 in French Antilles.