The Eye of Vichy

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The Eye of Vichy
Eye of vichy.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Claude Chabrol
Produced by Jean-Pierre Ramsay-Levi
Written by Jean-Pierre Azéma
Robert Paxton
Narrated by Michel Bouquet
Brian Cox
Edited by Frédéric Lossignol
Stéphanie Louis
Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC)
Délégation à la Mémoire et à l'Information Historique
FIT Productions
Institut National de l'Audiovisuel (INA)
La Sofica Bymages
Ministre de la Culture et de l'Éducation Nationale
Secrétariat d'État aux Anciens Combattants et Victimes de Guerre
TF1 Films Production
Release date
  • 10 March 1993 (1993-03-10)
Running time
110 minutes
Country France

The Eye of Vichy (French: "L'Œil de Vichy") is a 1993 film directed by Claude Chabrol. The documentary is about propaganda produced in France under German control during World War II from 1940 to 1944. The film documents the pro-German sentiments of Philippe Pétain's Vichy regime and its efforts to spread propaganda against both the Allied Forces and the Jews. It contains authentic newsreels, advertisements, and feature-film footage produced by the Germans and their French collaborators.

Critical reception[edit]

From Vincent Canby of The New York Times:

From TV Guide:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Canby, Vincent (1993-06-13). "Movie Review - - FILM VIEW; French Movies Offer Tickets To Controversy -". Retrieved 2011-11-01. 
  2. ^ "The Eye Of Vichy Trailer, Reviews and Schedule for The Eye Of Vichy |". Retrieved 2011-11-01. 

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