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Incorrigible Orthography

A 27' documentary directed in 2000 by Rémi Hatzfeld

This films tells about the quite shady origins of the French orthography and the incredible debate that arose from the 1990 reform attempt. The director has met all the protagonists of the case, the reform promoters and its opponents, like Michel Rocard, Pierre Encrevé, Bernard Cerquiglini, Hélène Carrère d'Encausse, Josette Rey-Debove, Cavanna…

We realize how everyone's idea of the orthography reflects the conception of the language and of the world.

 
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