Chaplin between wars and peace (video)

Chaplin between wars and peace

Should Charlie Chaplin continue making films or enter the trenches? The controversy over the fact that the British actor was not fighting alongside his own people erupted in 1915. At the beginning of his fame, Chaplin was already faced criticism. Twenty-five years later, it was his turn to question moral and political convictions at the dawn of the Second World War.

Exhibition on view from September 19, 2014 until January 4, 2015 at the Musée de l'Elysée