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Challenging Power - Nov 19 to Nov 25

Peugeot pulmonaire Samy Benammar

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“A single image, hundreds of numbers.” So reads one of the solemnly evocative insert titles punctuating the obsessively repetitive images comprising this experimental short film filled with white-hot rage. The rage of a young filmmaker who discovers, when opening a box of old negatives and papers, the profoundly unhealthy conditions facing the workers in a Peugeot factory in the 1950s. Exploited workers with damaged lungs, including one Ammar Benammar. As the images of x-rays and medical notes fly by against a soundtrack oscillating between silence and grating metallic cacophony, the golden age of manufacturing is exposed for what it was: an assembly line of death. (Bruno Dequen)

Presented in the Canal D Space

Presented in collaboration with Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN)

competition : Short and Medium-Length National Competition

Peugeot pulmonaire

  • Country : Canada (Quebec), France
  • Year : 2020
  • V.O : French
  • Duration : 23 MIN
  • Production : Samy Benammar
  • Sound Design : Samy Benammar
  • Sound Design : Lou Morlier

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