CRITICAL – Nicolas Henry’s unpublished documentary pays tribute to James Bond’s first performer and his extraordinary career. Not to be missed this Friday, October 1 on OCS Géants at 10:45 p.m.
There are fates that turn more heads than a Martiny Dry “With a spoon, not a shaker”. That of the Scotsman Sean Connery (1930-2020) is undoubtedly one of them. The unpublished documentary by Nicolas Henry, broadcast very opportunely by the channel OCS Géants, while Daniel Craig bows out in To die can wait after five episodes of James Bond, reminds us that with his charm, his sense of self-mockery and his devastating humor, Sean Connery was the first 007, the only, the true, the unique.
Poor Scotsman, he started at the age of 8
For this kid from the poor neighborhoods of Fountainbridge in Edinburgh, born August 25, 1930, life was not easy. By going to the places where “Big TAM” spent his childhood, the director takes the viewer back to the time. Poor Scottish, “Big Sean” began working at the age of 8, sometimes delivering milk or polishing coffins, before joining the Royal Navy at the age of 16.
It was his attendance at the Edinburgh Theater that set him foot in
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