In June 1940, Villeneuve, fictional small sub-prefecture of Jura, is distraught by the arrival of the German army. The Occupation of France has just begun, it will last four years. Four years during which we will live with Daniel, Marcel, Marie, Raymond, Jeannine, Lucienne, and many others, in a world where fear, hunger, danger in their daily lives. Four years during which we will share the fate of these ordinary characters, discover their flaws, their secrets and their ability to live in troubled waters.
Here is a great French series. It takes place in 1940 in a fictional little town in the Jura. The thing is that they talk with world war II veteran talk about this they say there were not enough food to go around they had to feed the german first the rest was for them. Some of them were just kids back then. Some own businesses. There was a black market for all kind of food and other merchandise. The first Season was the introduction the occupation of the germans and them settle down. The other seasons some secrets comes out , an underground resistance is surfacing. Of course they are numerous love triangles., and let’s not forget there is wine drinking after all it is a French series. A must watch I have it in my collection.