13 jours en France 1968


This colorful documentary chronicles the events of the 1968 Winter Olympics in France. The events made international celebrities of skater Peggy Fleming and skier Jean-Claude Killy for their gold-medal performances. The camera accurately catches the speed of bobsleds and downhill racers and ski jumpers as they race for the gold. President Charles DeGaulle is shown observing the action over 13 days, which saw France earn the best performance to date in the winter games.

Directed by: Claude Lelouch & François Reichenbach
Written by: Pierre Uytterhoeven
Runtime: 112 minutes
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Also known as:
  • 13 Tage in Frankreich
  • Grenoble
  • Winterolympiade 1968 in Grenoble