It was a shock to the whole world when, in the spring, a conflagration devastated most of the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris. Now the French cinema company Pathé will produce a mini-series about the catastrophe for the international television audience.
So far, Pathé has mainly produced motion picture films, now the first to use a TV production. "The group is also the first in a TV production with a boat in the boat is the" New York Times ", whose coverage of the background of the disaster for the history to be used." Notre-Dame is more than just a building, it embodies the soul of French culture and is a pearl of our architectural and religious heritage, "said cooperation partner Phillippe Rousselet at the TV trade show Mipcom in Cannes.
In mid-May, the French National Assembly approved a bill for a speedy reconstruction of the cathedral, at the end of May the Senate. The repair is scheduled to be completed by the 2024 Summer Olympics. The law provides for exceptions in monument and environmental protection as well as public tenders. The exception rules for the rebuilding of Notre Dame are controversial, experts warn of a hasty action at the more than 850 years old cathedral.
During the fire in mid-April, the roof and spire of the cathedral had been destroyed. At the time of the fire, construction work was under way on the roof.