The Magazine " 8:30 pm Saturday " (Twitter) featured in Directed by Laurent Delahousse, just after the 20-hour French 2 newspaper, tells a unique moment in the life of a personality, behind the scenes of an event or a place that belongs to the collective story. Reports that reveal "the little story on a grand scale" and flip through like a family album. This new installment of the second season of "20:30 on Saturday" looks back on a little-known episode of Daniel Balavoine's career: how a journey beyond the Iron Curtain triggered the artist's career …
The Day> The Berlin Wall Inspires Daniel Balavoine
In the 1970s, Daniel Balavoine tries to get into music, but the times are tough … He is a singer for other musicians, up to a trip to Poland behind the iron curtain, which will mark him forever and be a source of inspiration. "20:30 on Saturday" is the decisive moment for the artist.
And even the GDR disappeared, the "boss" …
And today> In the footsteps of one disappeared country
The Berlin Wall fell on November 9, 1989 and the old German Democratic Republic (GDR) is now a vanished country with abandoned factories, schools and official buildings. Inside many treasures. "20:30 on Saturday" followed Nicolas Offenstadt in his explorations. A historian in search of objects that tell a forgotten society.
The Bonus> An artist "from the west" was able to give a gig in East Berlin in 1988 before the fall of the Berlin Wall: the American Bruce Springsteen. Around 300,000 East Germans, who strive for rock'n'roll and freedom, visit the "Boss", who becomes their role model. Highlights of the program