Monday, April 12, 2021

PREMIUM SPOTLIGHT ON FRENCH PERIOD SET SERIES ADVENTURES OF YOUNG VOLTAIRE ABOUT THE YOUNG EXCITING DAYS OF THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHER

 THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG VOLTAIRE SERIES WELCOMES  
 U TO 18TH CENTURY FRANCE
I announced this one back in January when I did our planetary famous spotlight on all the epic series we can expect this year, but ADVENTURES
Voltaire aired at France 2 back in February
OF YOUNG VOLTAIRE (Les aventures du jeune Voltaire) have aired in France in the meantime, back in late February, so here is the trailer for you to see what you missed. Thomas Soliveres plays famous philosopher and writer in his younger days while Bernard Le Coq plays the older version. Most of the four episode series was shot in Château de Chantilly! 

The story of young Voltaire 
How does one become Voltaire? The giant of Thought, the master of Blasphemy, whose battles will give birth to the French Revolution? This is the subject of this mini-series. People of France know a lot about the venerable philosopher, a
The series had to stop shooting during corona outbreak
refugee in Ferney, but they don't know much about the young man he was. Commoner, the future Voltaire will shake up all the social and religious conventions of his time. Put in Bastille twice, exiled in England,
Thomas Soliveres plays the famous philosopher in his youth
historiographer of Louis XV, hated by the Court of France, millionaire at 40 thanks to speculation. Voltaire wants everything: glory, women and money!

12 comments:

  1. This one sounds very interesting! I don't know much about him in his youth or adult life so I feel like I'd be extra interested in this one.

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    1. I don't expect it will get international airing, sadly.

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    2. Had to come back to wish you a happy birthday!!

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    3. Thanks, Jax! I positively hate my birthdays, it is a wonder I haven't thrown myself off the balcony today yet LOL

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  2. I've seen the first episode on French TV (out of two)...very nice imho...and Ferney is not so far from my house!

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  3. Another way to visit Château de Chantilly :-)

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  4. Maybe it will end up in the foreign section on Netflix some day? I'd definitely like to catch it!

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    1. It is possible, I guess, it is almost impossible to find French and Spanish series with subs on torrents, so Netflix is the only hope. I did manage to download La Templanza or The Vineyard because it aired on Amazon with subs.

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  5. Happy birthday to you! Most of the films come here from hollywood or bollywood. I have no idea about the French films.

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