The actress and director Mélanie Laurent launches into writing with an ecological tale intended for children, entitled “Eugenie’s tears”. France 2 met her for the Journal de 13 heures.
She is known for her commitment to the climate. The actress and director Mélanie Laurent put in words and images her fight in Eugenie’s Tears, a book illustrated by Lucile Placin (Robert Laffont editions), to read from 5 years old. An ecological tale to raise children’s awareness of the problems of overfishing. “Man has always needed to tell stories and children need to hear them, also on important subjects”, explains Melanie Laurent.
Overfishing, a devastating practice for marine ecosystems, has upset the actress. “Many children are aware of being on a planet in danger. It may be the first generation with their eyes open that will save us.” believes Mélanie Laurent for whom “Lhe environmental solution will not come from politicians”. “The power of citizens on a daily basis is enormous”, concludes the actress, director and author.
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