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In search of France
What does it first come to mind when we say “France”? The Eiffel Tower, French wine, foie gras and, of course, the famous phrase “cherchez la femme” which perfectly conveys the romantic and mysterious spirit of this country. What is the real France like? “Cherchez...
1. LAST DINNER IN PARIS
The film is dedicated to the secrets of French cuisine and the role of restaurant guides which form a list of the best restaurants. With the participation of: Paul Bocuse, chef of the restaurant Rotonda in Lyon, who received the title “Chef of the Century”;...

2. THE SECRETS OF THE COTE D’AZUR
The Cote d’Azur, Nice, Cannes are the favorite holiday resort of Russian “glitterati”, which used to attract Russian aristocracy, intelligentsia and noblemen in the past. Vadim Glusker presents the history of “Russian” real estate on the coast: Villa...

3 THE LAST DROP
The authors of this programme believe that “wine is an essential element of culture. The ability to value it is enjoying the art of living.” The secrets of the authentic French wine are disclosed by: Pierre Lurton, Cheval Blanc estate manager; Bernard...

4. MYSTERY OF FRENCH PERFUME
French perfume conceals a special mystery and enigma. The author of the film visited famous jasmine plantations in Grasse and even tried to create his own perfume chef-d'oeuvre. The most illustrious French “noses” narrate how the delicate fragrances are...

5. LITTLE BLACK DRESS
Why is France considered to be the world center of haute couture and good taste? Why is Coco Chanel’s black dress so charming and cutting-edge? The story of life and love of the mysterious woman. Famous critics and fashion designers tell about modern...

6. MYSTERIES OF MASONIC LODGES
Vadim Glusker attempts to lift the veil of mystery over an extremely closed organization – a Masonic lodge which consists of the following lodges in France: the Great East of France, the Grand Lodge of France and the Women’s Grand Lodge. Is this organization...

7. ANTIQUARIAN WARS
The world of art is unfair – some people become famous already in their lifetime, the others remain unknown. Their works become masterpieces often by chance and only after the author’s death and are sold at auctions for enormous sums of money… Fates of...

8, FILMMAKING IN FRENCH STYLE
French film always gathered full movie theatres not only in Cannes, but also in numerous cinemas and village clubs scattered all over the vast USSR. It was time when one and the same film was shown almost for half a year in one cinema and people went...

9, THE RUSSIAN OWNER OF PARIS
Zinovy Peshkov, revolutionary Yakov Sverdlov’s brother and Maxim Gorky’s adopted son, was called “Russian owner of Paris” by his contemporaries. How did a son of a shoemaker from Nizny Novgorod manage to become one of the topside people of French politics...