TV5MONDE February Highlights

Take a look at some of the best programmes and films coming up on TV5MONDE throughout February 2012...

LES MIS�RABLES - LITERARY GREATS RETROSPECTIVE

 

Two-part film drama. After nineteen years in prison, Jean Valjean is fi nally free. He changes his identity and becomes a successful industrialist in Montreuil-sur-Mer. Several years later, tracked down by Inspector Javert, he fl ees to Paris, and at the request of Fantine - one of his workers, takes with him her daughter Cosette - mistreated by her foster parents the Th�nardiers... Director: Robert Hossein, France, 1981. Based on the book by Victor Hugo. Cast: Lino Ventura (Jean Valjean), Michel Bouquet (Inspector Javert), Jean Carmet (Mr Th�nardier), Fran�oise Seigner (Mrs Th�nardier), Evelyne Bouix (Fantine), Christiane Jean (Cosette), Louis Seigner (Bishop Myriel)... C�sar for best supporting actor (Jean Carmet) in 1983. 1st Part: Sunday 19th Feb at 8pm, Weds 22nd Feb at 1pm and Monday 27th Feb at 10:50pm 2nd Part: Sunday 26th Feb at 8pm, Weds 29th Feb at 1pm and Monday 5th March at 10:50pm. All films are subtitled in French via subtitle / help button.

 

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DOCUMENTARY - N�5, UN PARFUM D’�T�RNIT�

A perfume that appeals to every generation, still highly regarded and considered modern..? A unique phenomenon in the history of perfumery! Why is Chanel No.5 still so famous? This documentary reveals the secrets of its manufacture and retraces its history, through a number of interviews. Directed by: Laura and Alexandre Fronty, 2011. Narrated by: Sandrine Qu�tier. Tuesday 14th Feb at 11:35am. With subtitles. Producers: Laura and Alexandre Fronty, 2011

 

DRAMA SERIES - LES BOYS - Season 4

Adapted from several successful films from Quebec, the series “Les Boys” recounts the adventures and misadventures of Stan, a pub owner, and his team of hockey players. Individually, whether in their private or professional lives they are nothing special. Together however, they are amazing, working together as a well-oiled machine, undefeatable (or almost) out on the ice and united as brothers when it comes to overcoming life‘s problems. Saturdays at 1:50pm, 2:15pm & 2:35pm (3 episodes). With subtitles. Directed by: Louis Saia, 2010, Canada

 

MAGAZINE - THALASSA

Georges Pernoud and the entire “Thalassa” crew take you on board each week to visit faraway destinations and discover different cultures, peoples and continents. Saturdays at 5:30pm, repeated Tuesdays at 10:50pm. With subtitles. Presented by Georges Pernoud.

 

CHILDREN’S TV - WOOFY

Woofy, a stray dog, has fallen in love with Antoine, who pretends to have won the “stuffed toy / Woofy” at a fair to get it/him accepted at home! Woofy‘s arrival must be kept secret, since Antoine‘s mother is a strict housekeeper and has one rule when it comes to animals: not in my house! Based on the original work by Jan Van Rijsselberge and Alexandre R�v�rend. Directed by: Dominique Etchecopar Country: France, 2005. Weekends at 8:20am. Weekends from 8am to 10:15am on TV5MONDE are reserved exclusively for the kids!

 

TV5MONDE is available 24/7 in the UK via Sky TV 799, and via Virgin Media 825. Contact Sky on 08702 42 42 42 and Virgin on 0845 840 7777 to get TV5MONDE. For programme listings visit . Les Mis�rables � Neptuli, Num�ro 5, un parfum d‘�ternit� � Boris Lipnitzki, Les Boys � S�bastien Raymond Boys TV Inc. 2007, Thalassa � J�r�me Laurent / Thalassa / France 3, Woofy � Alphanim S.A. / Tooncan Productions Inc. / France 5 . Contact: TV5MONDE UK sarahh@medialink-ltd.co.uk