With the second round of the presidential election coming up in just one week, we scratch our heads and take a closer look at WHAT actually happened and WHAT to expect.

And we also ask the question WHY Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the far-left candidate, refuses to encourage HIS voters to vote against Marine Le Pen.

And of course, Maud Descamps brings us a fresh French word of the day!

This month, So French! has a very famous neighbour. Stay tuned to find out whom we’re talking about…

Recorded in Paris on April 28, 2017.

The French government went through an unexpected reshuffle this week, when Justice Minister Christiane Taubira resigned. She was seen as a leftist rebel, so what does her departure mean for Hollande’s future?

Also: A report from a refugee camp in Dunkirk, the César nominations and a new segment: the word of the week, by Maud Descamps.