Apocalypse: World War I

Apocalypse: World War I (in French: Apocalypse, la Première Guerre mondiale) is a TV series made up of 5 French documentaries created by Isabelle Clarke and Daniel Costelle, and narrated by Mathieu Kassovitz. Originally broadcast in 2014, it chronologically traces the history of the World War I, from its origins to the end of the war. It gathers known or unpublished period documents and recounts the great events of the war, from restored and colored archive images. It is part of the Apocalypse series, produced by CC&C and ECPAD.

Apocalypse: World War I
Created byDaniel Costelle
Isabelle Clarke
Narrated byMathieu Kassovitz (French)
François Arnaud (English)
Country of originFrance
No. of episodes5
Running time4 hours 20 minutes
Original networkFrance Télévisions, TV5 Québec Canada, National Geographic Channels, American Heroes Channel, TVO, Knowledge Network, RTBF, Planète +
Original release2 March (2014-03-02) –
16 March 2014 (2014-03-16)

It was originally broadcast on Belgian Une (RTBF) from March 2, 2014 to March 16, 2014, on France 2 from March 18, 2014 to April 1, 2014, and in Canada on TV5 Québec Canada in May 2014.


Number of episode Title Original title Synopsis
1 Fury Furie (until August 1914): Origin of the conflict and the clash between empires.[1]
2 Fear Peur (September 1914 – August 1915): Battle of the Marne and internationalization of the conflict.[2]
3 Hell Enfer (September 1915 – July 1916): appearance of bloody weapons never seen before; Battle of Verdun and Battle of the Somme.[3]
4 Rage Rage (August 1916 – September 1917): there are already a huge number of deaths in combat. The United States enters the scene.[4]
5 Release Délivrance (October 1917 – June 1919): Allied victory and world peace, but the scars do not seem to be definitively closed.[5]

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  1. ^ "Furie - plot". IMDb. March 22, 2020.
  2. ^ "Peur - plot". IMDb. March 22, 2020.
  3. ^ "Enfer - plot". IMDb. March 22, 2020.
  4. ^ "Rage - plot". IMDb. March 22, 2020.
  5. ^ "Délivrance - plot". IMDb. March 22, 2020.

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