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What makes a thriller a good thriller?

In this edition, 'The Sound of Music' with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein plays in Paris at the Chatelet theatre. Then, Augustin Trapenard talks to us about good thriller books with two American novels: 'Snow Angels' by James Thompson and 'The Genius' by Jesse Killerman.

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2016-12-02 music

Rendez-vous on '42nd Street' as the meta musical comes to Paris

The Theatre du Châtelet stands in for Broadway, as a new production of "42nd Street" delights French audiences. The show’s stars Monique Young and Alexander Hanson join us in the...

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2016-12-01 Catherine Deneuve

French leading lady Catherine Deneuve speaks to FRANCE 24

France's favourite leading lady sits down with FRANCE 24 in Burma at the Memory International Film Festival where she’s the guest of honour. Catherine Deneuve talks about the...

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2016-11-30 cinema

Film show: 'Moana', 'Ma' Rosa' & 'Wolf and Sheep'

We sail to the southern seas with Disney's new heroine, Moana. The pocket-sized Polynesian protagonist shirks the princess label and forges her own adventures on land and sea....

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2016-11-29 culture

'Looking for The Stranger': Alice Kaplan examines the life of L’Étranger

It’s still a bestseller more than 70 years after its publication. Albert Camus’s "L’Étranger" is both a literary and philosophical reference in the French canon. Writer and Yale...

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2016-11-28 The Rolling Stones

Music show: Rolling Stones, John Legend and Francis Lung

Music critic Mark Thompson joins us as we throw the spotlight onto the latest in the world of music. Rolling back to their roots: over five decades after their blues-tinged...

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