In their eyes

Rémy Cassigneul was 19, Marguerite Cassigneul 17
when, on June 6, 1944, the Allied forces landed in
They expected to see Americans, their ears theirs
soon made it clear that they were Canadians. Of
young men barely older than them who, after 4
years of occupation, freed them from occupation
German in the Juno Beach area. A bunch of
sand of ten kilometers stretching from
Courseulles in Saint-Aubin-sur-mer.
75 later, Marguerite and Rémy are part of this family
increasingly reduced witnesses to the D-Day landings,
those whose eyes say "I was there".
For them, this famous D-Day is not a simple page
from a history book, a chapter from a documentary. This is
an essential part of their life that they have agreed to
share with us, in this documentary, on the occasion
commemorations of the 75th anniversary of
With them we go to the very place where
landed the Canadians on June 6, 1944, in the
Bény-sur-mer Canadian military cemetery / Reviers
where more than 2,000 soldiers rest, at the very place where the
Canadians freed them. We also meet
young people from the north coast of New Brunswick,
Canada, many of whom have relatives who fought in
Normandy, collectors of military vehicles….
But, above all, we give the words to those who can
still speak in first person, to those for whom
this land liberated by the Canadians is forever a land
With an additional dimension: December 4, 2019,
Rémy Cassigneul passed away at the age of 95. In
his eyes, there was the gaze of these soldiers until the end
Canadians who marked his life forever.

  • Arnaud Blin
  • Arnaud Blin
  • Arnaud Blin
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Dans leurs yeux
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    44 minutes
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    June 10, 2020
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    4,500 USD
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Director Biography - Arnaud Blin

Arnaud Blin
Born January 6, 1958
Graduated from IDHEC (institute of higher cinematographic studies)
Assistant editor on "Jean de Florette" (Claude Berry)
Chief editor of "Le Choix" (Idrissa Ouedraogo)
Great reporter for 20 years on the television show "Should not dream" (more than 150 reports filmed around the world "
Creator and organizer of the "Acadian Week" festival in Normandy

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