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APOCALYPSE, the Second World War
A documentary series by Jean-Louis Guillaud, Henri de Turenne, Isabelle Clarke and Daniel Costelle

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  • Factsheet
  • Extract from the 1st episode "Aggression"
  • Extract from the 2nd episode "Crushing defeat"
  • Extract from the 3rd episode "Shock"
  • Extract from the 4th episode "The world ablaze"
  • Extract from the 5th episode "The noose"
  • Extract from the 6th episode "Inferno"
  • International Press Review
  • USA Press Review
  • Commentary written by Daniel Costelle

    Directed by Isabelle Clarke

    With the voice of Mathieux Kassovitz

    Original score : Kenji Kawai

    Length : 6x52'
    1- Aggression / 2- Crushing Defeat / 3- Shock / 4- The World Ablaze / 5- The Noose / 6- Inferno

    HD, color, Dolby 5.1

    A CC&C Clarke Costelle production, In co-production with ECPAD

    In association with France 2, National Geographic Channels International, NDR Norddeutscher Rundfunk, WDR, MDR, SWR, NHK, TV5Monde, RTBF, TSR, Planète

    First broadcasted on France 2 : September 8, 15 et 22 2009

    Broadcasted in the United Stated on the Smithsonian Channel with the voice of Martin Sheen.

    International Distribution : France Télévisions Distribution

    - Les Globes de Cristal 2010 Best Documentary (France)

    - Lauriers d'Or best show of the year 2009 (France)

    - Triple Diamond DVD (more than 500 000 DVD sold !)

    - History Makers Awards : Best Use of Archive in a History Production (New York 2009)

    APOCALYPSE has been broadcasted in almost every country in the world, including the United States, Japan, Germany etc.

    DVD and Blu-Ray release in France: September 23, 2009.

    Apocalypse is the first historic documentary film to be released on Blu-Ray!

    DVD release soon in the USA.

    Music by Kenji Kawai available on ITunes Store

    To mark the 70th anniversary in 2009 of the most devastating war of all times, France 2 and CC&C present APOCALYPSE, a landmark series on World War II, for the first time in HD, color and 5.1 Dolby sound, using exclusively archive footage, 50% of which have never been seen before.

    The six episodes of APOCALYPSE tell the story in a unique way: combining the major historical events of the war throughout the world with the point of view of the ordinary people, always remaining the closest to those, great and small, who lived or died through it. APOCALYPSE provides a truly global perspective of the War.

    An unprecedented shock, so that future generations remember the Apocalypse.

    Extract