The Resistance

They dared standing up against the nazis, Vichy and the Shoah.


How does civil society react when facing barbarism? Based on recent research by historians, The Resistance takes a look at France in the 1940s. A collection that tells the story of otherwise anonymous people who fought Vichy and the Nazis in June 1940, and traces the unknown fate of those who risked their lives to save Jews.

Written by / Directed by
Written by Christophe Nick, Andrew Bamfield and Pierre Péan
Directed by Félix Olivier, Christophe Nick and Patricia Bodet
2×90’ and 4×52’
Yami 2 and Les Films de la Croisade
Broadcasted on
France 2
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