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Paris 1919

Paris 1919

| 1 h 33 min

This feature-length film, based on Margaret MacMillan's acclaimed book of the same name, takes us inside the most ambitious peace talks in history. Revisiting the event with a vivid sense of narrative, the film evokes a pivotal moment when peace seemed possible, and reflects on the hard-learned lessons of history.

  • writer
    Paul Cowan
  • director
    Paul Cowan
  • director of photography
    Paul Cowan
  • producer
    Gerry Flahive
    Paul Saadoun
  • editor
    Denis Papillon
    Annie Ilkow
  • narrator
    R.H. Thomson
  • additional cinematography
    Giulia Frati
    Thibaud Danton
  • assistant camera
    Giulia Frati
  • chief camera operator
    Thibaud Danton
  • key set decorator
    Philippe Jacquier
  • line producer
    Marie-Cécile Destandau
  • supervising archival researcher
    Elizabeth Klinck
  • supervising sound editor
    Cory Rizos
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • original music composer
    Robert M. Lepage
  • documentary unit
    Pierrette Ominetti
    Thierry Garrel
  • commissioning editor
    Jane Jankovic
  • executive producer
    Paul Saadoun
    Silva Basmajian
    Arnie Gelbart
  • performer
    David Lowe
    Paul Bandey
    Yan Brian
    Jean-Gabriel Nordmann
    Nicolas Hawtrey
    Vincent Lo Monaco
    Jurgen Zwingel
    Martin Ziemann
    Wolfgang Pissors
  • cast
    Jerry Di Giacomo
    Fabrice Talon
    Hiro Uchiyama
    Colin David Reese
    Peter Vizard
    Nordine Ouchene
    Dimitri Rafalsky
    Jean-Pierre Stewart
    Oscar Sisto
    Grégory Quidel
    Eddie Crew
    Sébastien Tavel
    Bruce Van Barthold
    Alan Rossett
    Douglas Rand
    Tony Vanaria
    Robbie Nock
    Jonathan Hutchinson
    Michael Rickwood
    François Sinapi
    Fabrice Scott
  • voice
    Michael Fletcher
  • makeup artist
    Marie Baudrais
    Lydie Chemla
    Karine Meyer
    Natacha Ribeiro
    Sandrine Roman
    Katia Ruiz
  • extras casting
    Séverine Bouvier
  • wardrobe
    Chrystelle Cavalier
    Annaig Derlyn Le Bourhis
    Christine Desprez
    Céline El Mazouzi
    Isabelle Lebreton
    Muriel Sahm
  • assistant decorator
    Johann Chassignol
    Yann Chemin
    Eva Julhe
    Magalie Mahaut
    Claire Massard
  • assistant location manager
    Valérie Dias
    Rohmiadi Doat
    Lydéric Duthuille
  • property master
    Jérémie Duchier
  • hairstylist
    Fabrice Elineau
    José Luis Romero
    Estelle Tolstoukine
  • production secretary
    Claire Fillol
  • director of photography - "Making Of"
    Clarisse Gatti
  • location manager
    Yann Gantelmi D'Ille
  • assistant director
    Stéphanie Ghristi
  • key costume designer
    Barbara Kraft
  • casting director
    Marie-Christine Lafosse
  • first assistant decorator
    Benjamin Lamps
  • camera assistant
    Melinda Lignot
  • key makeup artist
    Sylvie Lonchamp
  • costume manager
    Anthony Lorin
  • gaffer
    Philippe Malleck
  • second assistant director trainee
    Nathalie Nouaili
  • studio props
    Julien Poitou-Weber
  • 1st assistant director
    Carole Reinhard
  • sound engineer
    Jacques Sans
  • sound assistant
    Pierre Sans
  • unit photography
    Arnaud Terrier
  • key hair stylist
    Frédéric Zaid
  • colour correction
    Denis Pilon
  • on-line
    Denis Pilon
  • assistant sound editor
    Kyle Stanfield
  • narration recording
    Jim McBride
    Christine McLeod
    Paul Talbott
    Paul Lynch
  • ADR recording
    Jim McBride
    Christine McLeod
    Paul Talbott
    Paul Lynch
  • music editing
    Nicolas Borycki
  • foley artist
    Alexis Farand
    Emmanuel Dupire
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • digital editing supervisor
    Danielle Raymond
  • digital editing support
    Amélie Bolduc
    Pierre Dupont
    Martine Forget
    Isabelle Painchaud
  • audio support
    Daniel Trépanier
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • telecinema
    Aldo La Ricca
    Chantal Gagné
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • head, coordination and project support
    Pierre Ferlatte
  • head, technical and artistic resources
    André Gagnon
  • technical coordination, projects
    Steve Hallé
    Annie Lessard
    France Couture
  • technical coordinator
    Branden Bratuhin
    Christopher Logan
    Marcus Matyas
  • production supervisor
    Mark Wilson
  • production coordinator
    Nadine Simunic
    Rechna Varma
    Norma Mendoza
    Sam Ruano
    Marcus Matyas
    Christine Kleckner
  • administrator
    Doug MacFarlane
    Brigitte Sacshe
    Cyndi Forcand
    Josiah Rothenberg
  • marketing
    Leslie Stafford
  • production team
    Virginie Guibbaud
    Véronique Rabuteau
    Marie-Christine Gely
    Danièle Borg
  • development producer
    Sylvia Wilson
    Natalie Dubois


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Ages 14 to 17

Study Guide - Guide 1

History - World History
History - World War I

Discuss the mandate of the Paris Peace Conference of January 1919. Identify the leaders that attended, the countries they represented, and their reasons for partaking in the conference. Using small group discussion, identify the myriad problems that seemed to delay the settlement process. Research the political life of American president Woodrow Wilson, with a focus on his involvement in the peacemaking process. Research the inception and demise of the League of Nations, its successes and its failures.

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