Beta Film boards high-end series “Victor Hugo – Enemy of the StateBeta Film boards high-end series “Victor Hugo – Enemy of the State

Scripted Format | Cannes | 08/04/2018

Beta Film takes worldwide rights for the French high-end series Victor Hugo – Enemy of the State by Quad, the company behind the box office hit The Intouchables. The four-hour series by director Jean-Marc Moutout (“The Bureau”) is currently being shot around Paris, northern France and at the Dordogne and will be wrapped mid-May. Beta will shop the France 2 production next week at MIPTV in Cannes for the first time.

Victor Hugo is portrayed by Yannick Choirat (“Rost and Bone”, “Mr Morgan’s Last Love”), the multi-awarded actress Isabelle Carré (“Romantics Anonymous“) is his lover Juliette. Victor Hugo – Enemy of the State is produced by Iris Bucher for Quad Television, in coproduction with Luc Martin-Gousset for Point du Jour.

He is one of the world’s most remarkable writers and author of the famous novel Les Misérables, blueprint for 35 feature films, numerous TV adaptations and legendary musicals. Victor Hugo – Enemy of the State grants an intimate look at Victor Hugo, as a private person, his life as a family man, his tumultuous love life, his doubts, beliefs and political commitment. During his work on Les Misérables, France experienced one of the most dramatic periods in history, the shift from Republic to Empire, from the 1848 revolution to the coup d’état of Louis Napoleon Bonaparte.

Director Jean-Marc Moutout: “When the series begins in 1848, Victor Hugo is already well-acquainted to fame and fortune. At 46, he is a member of the Académie française, has risen to the ranks of nobility … and is a royalist. When the series ends, three years later, he is a fugitive with a price on his head ... and republican. I want to show gradual change in Victor Hugo’s awareness and commitment, plunging into the heart of this era and life of this great man. Both are intimately linked, since Hugo abandons literature for the political fight.”

Italian News

  • Rome - 10/12/2018  Nove special event to celebrate 40 Anniversary of San Patrignano: Celeb Chef Cannavacciulo presents a Christmas event  read more
  • Milano - 09/12/2018  Rai1 variety show Portobello closed with 3.2m viewers (15.6%): Canale5 talent show Best of Tu si que vales recorded 2.9m viewers (18.3%) read more
  • Milano - 08/12/2018  Canale5 premiered game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? - 3.9m viewers: Real Time/+1 cooking show Bake Off Italia closed with almost 1m viewers read more
  • Rome - 07/12/2018  Rai 1 TV movie I Nostri Ragazzi won the prime time slot with 5.4 million viewers: Based on a real story happened in Italy in 2007 read more
  • Rome - 06/12/2018  Good result for police series Ispettore Coliandro on Rai2: The series is distributed by Rai com read more
  • Rome - 05/12/2018  My Brilliant Friend won the slot again with more than 7 million viewers: The series is distributed internationally by Rai com  read more
content academy would you take your ex back

Tv Events

  • Los Angeles - 06/12/2018  Natpe taps Charles Weiss as head of business : The annoucement come a few months before the event to be held in Miami  read more
  • Los Angeles - 06/12/2018  Le nomine dei Golden Globe ad un mese dalla cerimonia a Los Angeles: Alcune serie come Killing Eve e The Handmaid visibili in Italia su TimVision read more
  • New York - 20/11/2018  International Emmy Awards full list with the winners: The gala event held last night in New York  read more
  • Los Angeles - 16/11/2018  16th Annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award announced the 2018 list: Awards Gala Set to Take Place During NATPE Miami 2019 on Wednesday, January  read more
  • Rome - 21/10/2018  Il film di Piredda, Agnello distribuito internazionalmente da TVCO: Annunciato alla fine della presentazione del Cinema Pitching Forum al MIA read more
  • Rome - 21/10/2018  Alla Festa del Cinema, Sky Arte presenta Sono Gassman! : In anteprima durante la kermesse romana e in TV a gennaio  read more
Perdona nuestro pecados rosy