THE REBEL, LOUISE MICHEL

LA REBELLE, LOUISE MICHEL

By Sólveig ANSPACH

WIDE - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2009


    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Drama, Historical
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Sólveig ANSPACH
    • Synopsis
    • Louise Michel is a French revolted woman from Paris Commune. Convicted for having fought the troups of Bismark, Louise is sent like thousands of revolutionary men to faraway Noumea, New Caledonia. Teacher, friend of famous Victor Hugo, Louise will there happen to be an incredible show woman, an exemplary resistant admired by all men. Not only does she cheer up all her prison mates but also she makes friends with the island inhabitants called the Kanaks. She teaches them French, learn about their customs, their identity and stands on their side while they rise up against colonial authority, always refusing injustice and discriminations. She will end her detention by teaching in a school gathering in the same classroom Kanak children with others. In Paris as in Noumea, the story of Louise is the story of a rebel.
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