Immersion

20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA [52’]

On board a nuclear-powered submarine

On board the Vigilant, one of France's 4 nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines, men and women are working in the greatest secrecy.

This ultra-sophisticated vessel is capable of diving to a depth of 400 meters and staying undetected for several months.

Its highly qualified and trained crew regularly embarks on missions in real conditions.

LUXURY REAL ESTATE [28’]

Looking to upgrade

Luxury real estate is breaking all records in France. With the pandemic and the lockdowns, the place of residence has become more important than ever, and wealthy buyers are ready to invest to upgrade.

This trend is as true in the capital as it is in seaside resorts or in the countryside, as these destinations are also benefiting from the widespread adoption of remote working.

The battle is raging all the more as supply is falling while demand is rising.

MONTENEGRO, THE NEW SAINT TROPEZ OF THE BALKANS [52’]

The new destination for billionaires

Majestic mountains plunging into the Adriatic Sea, dreamy coves, and a 26°C water temperature. In just three years, Montenegro, a small Balkan country with barely 700,000 inhabitants, has become the new destination for billionaires.

High-end hotels, a marina to harbor more than 400 mega-yachts, restaurants, luxury boutiques, and jet-set parties: Montenegro is multiplying its efforts to seduce tourists with comfortable bank accounts.

What did Montenegro do to become the hippest tourist resort? Who is behind this newly fashionable destination?

NEVER WITHOUT MY DAUGHTER [90’]

A family torn apart

One day, Nina, 4 years old, disappears.

Her mother is left without any news for a year and a half.

Nina has been kidnapped by her father, a South Korean national who absconded to his country.

PARKING IN PARIS THE HUNT FOR CARS [52’]

The impossible quest for free space

Parking in Paris has become a nightmare ever since the municipality has targeted cars.

There are only 140,000 parking spaces available for 500,000 vehicles that pass through the streets of the capital every day. And the figure is diminishing every year.

The search for free space puts drivers' nerves to the test.

SALES IN LONDON [52’]

When the city lives to the rhythms of bargains

In London, the sales start on Boxing Day, the day after Christmas. This tradition attracts tourists from all over the world.

During this time, it is not only the department stores like Harrods but the whole city that lives to the rhythm of bargains.

Hotels, restaurants, and taxis all benefit from this financial windfall.

SALES IN NEW YORK [52’]

Department stores and small shops

New York is famous throughout the world for its skyscrapers, but the city also attracts tourists for its iconic Manhattan department stores, such as Macy's, and its thousands of small boutiques at the forefront of fashion.

THE FLAMES OF PARADISE [52’]

The scourge of the Mediterranean forests

In the distant past, fire was seen as a development tool for societies, but in recent decades it has become a real scourge for Mediterranean forests and for mankind.

On the island of Corsica, the foresters and firefighters are multiplying prevention operations by clearing undergrowth or by prescribed burns.

Thanks to these men the danger remains limited.

THE FRANCO-SPANISH BORDER, A LAWLESS ZONE [52’]

The biggest crime hub in Europe

The Franco-Spanish border runs for 623 kilometers, from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean and along the Pyrenees Mountain range.

Although the border posts have disappeared since Spain joined the Schengen area, it is still a highly guarded line since it harbors the biggest crime hub in Europe.

THE KINGS OF THE NIGHT [52’]

Innovation in the partying industry

Until now, the trendy parties in Paris gathered hundreds of people in nightclubs. However today, to attract an ever more demanding clientele, organizers must innovate.

Nowadays, more and more parties take place on boats, on beaches, or in private mansions.

This film takes us behind the scenes of an industry that is reinventing itself.

TRUCKERS, A DAILY LIFE UNDER HIGH TENSION [52’]

A rattled profession

More than 600,000 lorries crisscross the roads of France. Even if the drivers are passionate about their work, their profession is now under pressure.

In addition to the frantic pace of work, there is competition from foreign truckers. To try to limit the damage, a special unit monitors and controls the vehicles.

In this sometimes explosive world, women are beginning to emerge. They now represent 10% of the workforce.