The single "Je l'aime à mourir" became a hit single for Francis Cabrel in France, Quebec (Canada), Europe and internationally.
Spanish singer Manzanita interpreted the song to Spanish flamenco audience making the hit song popular again for the second time.
Leaving his child and wife behind, the crucified man leaves for his frightening destination, a dreadfully cold place inhabited by hard-drinking, unemployed rednecks, speaking an incomprehensible dialect called Ch'ti.
Philippe soon realizes that all these ideas were nothing but prejudices and that Bergues is not synonymous with hell...
It is full of prejudices, different dialects habits in almost each district. Admittingly the viewer has to know France and the French habits.
It has also entered the French Airplay Top 200 where it received moderate airplay from Classic pop radio stations.In France the single sold 600,000 copies, making it to the top of the French Singles & Airplay Chart Reviews, The French boy band Alliage recorded a cover of the song on their second album Musics.It proved popular on French radio reaching #1 in airplay charts in France.Instead of using well known dialects for the German dubbed version, the dubbing studio created a completely new fictional dialect with as much similarity to the original French ch'ti dialect as possible.See more » France is not a homogeneous country at all.