The devil, following in the footsteps of Christ, decides to become flesh and take a stroll around Earth to see how humans have progressed, and have a little fun creating havoc and mayhem in the process.
Sympathetic look at the tragic life of cabaret singer Lorna, who was born a man but really just wants to be a woman. She meets a man who loves her but she can't tell him the truth and ... See full summary »
A documentary that follows Mc Linn Da Quebrada, a black trans woman, performer and activist living in impoverished São Paulo. Her electrifying performances (with plenty of nudity) brazenly take on Brazil's hetero-normative machismo.
this show was very good when it first started but as everything, with time it withered and just became typically Ardisson: blotted self-indulgent and frankly too tacky.
however, this show is or at least used to be (when I was still living in France about a year ago) the must see of the week, just to know what's hot and what's not and particularly to have something to criticize with your friends on Monday mornings. The show has had its really good times and has tried to attract international celebrities over the last few years. But Ardisson's absolute lack of tact repelled some such as Milla Jovovitch.
After the show's initial success, Marco Fogiel, ex protégé and nowadays arch enemy of Ardisson, launched another show called On ne peut pas plaire à tt le monde (you can't please everyone) on the same principle but with less sex (reason why it was moved to prime time). Funnily enough both shows are featured on state owned TV channels and are proof of France Télévision's need to make money and desire to appeal to a young and "hip" audience (Ardisson has been considering himself as the epitome of cool for the last 20 years... hum hum).
Nice try, but I think that by now they need something new. Ardisson should perhaps go back to his Kingdom of Paris Première. If you can stand the man, that channel who features him all the time in several shows, is actually pretty interesting in terms of cultural mags ... but is sometimes even too Parisian and elitist for me. It's still a very good cultural experience and is extremely French for all the good and bad that it implies.
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