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Princess Europe, BHL’s one-man-show


CRITICAL – In this documentary, Camille Lotteau maliciously films the media intellectual’s tour.

By Etienne Sorin

Bernard-Henri Lévy on a journey through Europe.  Here in Hungary, where he met Hungarian Head of State Viktor Orban.
Bernard-Henri Lévy on a journey through Europe. Here in Hungary, where he met Hungarian Head of State Viktor Orban. Margo Cinema / Dulac Distribution

The best comedy of the fall is a documentary on Bernard-Henri Lévy. Princess Europe is much funnier thanAntoinette in the Cévennes. While Laure Calamy tries to move a recalcitrant donkey, Camille Lotteau tries to follow an unstoppable BHL. The former new philosopher gave the 30-year-old director carte blanche to film him during the 2019 European elections campaign. BHL then crisscrossed Europe with a play he wrote and performed, Looking for Europe .

This monologue, a vehicle of generous and liberal good words on the EU, takes these modern Don Quixote and Sancho Panza from London to Lisbon, from Copenhagen to Prague, from Brussels to Barcelona, ​​where Manuel Valls greets “A physical performance and a way of raising us”.

“For the first time, I hear Bernard answer ‘I don’t know'”

Camille Lotteau, director

During this marathon tour, Lotteau discovers a “Actor of himself permanently”, passing from the theatrical scene to the political scene without changing costume, risking the extinction of

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