THEY WERE MEANT TO GO FAR
Director(s): Alberto MARQUARDT – Writer(s): Benjamin STORA, Hélène CONSTANTY, Alberto MARQUARDT Contact Print page
They were not part of the elite or nobility - they brought a fresh wind into French politics: Patrick Devedjian, Julien Dray, Patrick Balkany or Jean- Christophe Cambadélis...
They knew exactly how to work the media and their political career. Some owed theirs to Mitterrand, others to Sarkozy; and others again had been preparing the probable presidential campaign of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
A few more are still waiting for their turn…
AVAILABLE FOR SCREENING: French version only
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THE FRENCH PRESS:
The film is based on interviews and archives to trace the destiny of this "generation that came into politics after 68". And offers the viewer the delightful spectacle of an 18-year-old Brice Hortefeux still with hair; Roger Karoutchi with sideburns or a bearded Julien Dray chewing gum. ... "- Sophie Lherm (Télérama 16/02/2011)