L'abbe Pierre

Frédéric Tellier
Wed 29 May 16:20
29 May
16:20

A French biopic about the extraordinary life of national folkhero Henri Grouès, also known as Abbé Pierre and founder of the Emmaus movement.

The priest, a national folkhero in France, fully dedicated his life to fighting poverty and homelessness. Henri Grouès was born into a rich family, but when he turned 18, he decided to share his inheritance with the poor. After spending years in a monastery and as a resistance fighter in the second world war, he becomes an elected parliamentarian in Paris. During this time Abbé Pierre used his income to offer the weakest in society a future and a home. His anger about injustice makes him rebellious, but also vulnerable and inspiring.

L'abbe Pierre
Direction
Frédéric Tellier
Cast
Emmanuelle Bercot, Chris Gotts, Benjamin Lavernhe
Duration
137 min
RELEASE
Thu 25 Apr
Year
2023
Country
France
Language
French
Subtitles
Dutch
  • Watch out with children under 12
  • Violence
  • Fear
  • Discrimination
  • Coarse Language