Abbé Pierre, a century of devotion

A movie byFrédéric TELLIER

Status: Upcoming

Casting:Benjamin Lavernhe,Emmanuelle Bercot


OFFICIAL SELECTION IN CANNES 2023 – OUT OF COMPETITION                                                                                                                                                                                  Born and raised a catholic, Henri Groues is determined to become a priest. WWII begins and decides otherwise : he joins the Resistance. Losing a friend on the battlefield, facing the horrors of war but the beauty and strengh of brotherwood Henri Groues emerges as a new man : Abbé Pierre. From the end of WWII to his death in 2007 Abbé Pierre will live many lives and face many battles. State representative, founder of Emmaus, Abbé Pierre will fight for the homeless and give a voice to the speechless. A French figure, Abbé Pierre met Charlie Chaplin, De Gaulle, Einstein… A humanist, he met everyone in needs. His dedication earned him the respect of his peers and a place in every hearts. His impact earned him a place in History.