Ville et Campagne : Town and Country

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  • Although most French people live in or near a city, many say they would prefer to live in the country. In this program, everyday people talk about where they live and where they go to engage in recreational sports. Also, a sociologist discusses Cergy-Pontoise, a recently created "agglomeration community" on the outskirts of Paris, and a visit is paid to a once-thriving municipality in the southwest of France called Vaour. A BBC Production.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on February 21, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Mode of access: Internet.
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform.
  • In French with English subtitles.


  • Savoir Dire: Saying Where You Live (1:46) -- Infos (0:15) -- Savoir Dire: Describing Where You Live (1:56) -- Rencontres: New Cities--Ideal? (3:42) -- Infos (0:13) -- Savoir Dire: Say Where You Can Do Sports (0:43) -- Savoir Entendre: Find the Answer (0:44) -- Rencontres: Looking for the Ideal Life (3:37) -- Credits: Ville et Campagne: Town and Country - in French (0:27)
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