Today is a good day for French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Last night he and his wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, gave birth to a new daughter, the president's fourth child and first girl. Now, as though it's here to celebrate, we have the first trailer for The Conquest, a biopic about Sarkozy's rise to power.

Check it out below or in HD over on Yahoo!



This is kind of a strange trailer. While it does have its dramatic elements and people looking stressed out and grim, the music playing over the entire thing is so happy and upbeat that anyone who doesn't know about the movie might think that it's either a comedy or a parody (and for as much as I know about French politics it may be). Could this be the French equivalent of Oliver Stone's W.? The movie was directed by Xavier Durringer and stars Denis Podalydès, Florence Pernel, Samuel Labarthe, Bernard LeCoq and Michèle Moretti. The Conquest premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May and will be hitting American theaters on November 11th.

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