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Illustrious & Unknown: The Man Who Saved the Louvre


At the dawn of World War II, a group of resistance and arts lovers organizes an incredible exfiltration of masterpieces of the Louvre Museum in order to save it off the Nazis’ hands. The man leading the operation is Jacques Jaujard, the Louvre Museum’s director. Jaujard is a man who made a mark in his time by his extraordinary personality, love and passion for the arts. Although he was a high officer and devoted servant to the State, he put his knowledge of the system, strategic and incredible audacity to serve a universal cause: to save the national heritage.

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  • International Emmy Award - 2015
    Winner Art Programming Section

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