Experienced takes "learning from the best" literally: these experts have years of experience under their belts and love sharing the lessons they’ve learned along the way. From their earliest experiences to their big breaks and the failures that made them who they are today, you’ll get a first-hand account of key moments in their amazing careers.
50 years in the industry, 15 restaurants and 1,800 employees. But who’s counting, right? For Michelin-starred chef Pierre Gagnaire, the path to success wasn’t always smooth. But his experiences helped him learn a crucial lesson: trust your gut instinct. And to be able to do that, he reminds us, you’ll need a whole army of people alongside you.S1 • 1 • 17mn
Carolyn Carlson is a contemporary dance legend. As the first Star Choreographer to join the Palais Garnier, she continued to break the codes of classical dance through her art and passion for teaching. A truly free spirit, Carlson shares how she’s chosen to approach life with the rigour of a ballerina and the desire to play by her own rules.S1 • 2 • 19mn
Kenzo Takada is a free spirit. This Japanese-French designer has always played by his own rules, going to fashion school against his parents’ wishes and travelling by boat to Paris in the 60s. Adopting it as his new home, he proceeded to disrupt the codes of fashion. Looking back on his career, he shares the highs and lows that made him who he is.S1 • 3 • 18mn
For Pierre Rabhi, most people spend their lives boxed in. And that’s exactly what he wanted to avoid. So, when he came to France, he thought long and hard about which path to take. His first step was a self-sufficient farm, which led him to organic farming, a move that inspired his lifelong commitment to writing about environmental issues.S1 • 4 • 18mn
Francine Leca was France’s first female cardiac surgeon. Forty years later, she admits that her career required not only great determination, but also great personal sacrifice. While she claims to “repair hearts like a mechanic”, her genius is no joke: she's devoted her life to saving children across the globe. And at 80, she's still ticking along.S1 • 5 • 19mn
Paula Scher has been a disruptor and influencer of the design world for over 50 years. She was the first female partner of the prestigious Pentagram design studio and has won more than 300 awards throughout her career. Her secret? Adapting to the demands of her profession while continuing to test its limits.S1 • 6 • 23mn
Experienced takes "learning from the best" literally: these experts have years of experience under their belts and love sharing the lessons they’ve learned along the way. From their earliest experiences to their big breaks and the failures that made them who they are today, you’ll get a first-hand account of key moments in their amazing careers.Extra • Trailer • 1 mn