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Halles of Paris’ Saga

Halles of Paris’ Saga

Released in 2012

Running Time : 52′

Coproduced with France Télévisions and Ina

Directed and written by Vladimir Vasak


It was called the heart of Paris, the belly of Paris by Emile Zola. Today the Halles district suffers another trauma. In 2011, Bertrand Delanoë’s team  has launched a renovation project, the largest project in the capital for the years to come.
The documentary, made from exceptional testimonies and archives of INA, is a plea. The city of yesterday shines in today’s city. Beyond the nostalgia of black and white houses  of Baltard, it’s the life of the Great Paris that emerges in the Halles, for tomorrow.