The movie

L’Abbe Pierre

The life of Henri Grouès, known as Abbé Pierre, from his time in the Resistance in WWII to his fights against poverty and for the homeless.

Length: 137 min
Country: Frankrijk
Language spoken: Frans
Language subtitles: Nederlands
Cast: Emmanuelle Bercot, Chris Gotts, Benjamin Lavernhe
Director: Frédéric Tellier
Release date: 2024-04-25


With a talented cast including Benjamin Lavernhe, Emmanuelle Bercot and Michel Vuillermoz, the film explores the life and struggles of Abbé Pierre, an emblematic figure in the defense of the homeless and destitute in France. Born into a bourgeois family, Henri Grouès was a Resistance fighter, member of parliament, defender of the homeless, revolutionary and iconoclast. Throughout his life, he fought against poverty, inequality and injustice.