Biographies / Inspiring Stories • 21m
Mathieu Volpe returns to the territories of his childhood, armed with a few feet of film, to meet those who were absent from his summer memories: the migrants from Northern and Southern Africa, gathered together for picking in modern plantations. With grace and humility, he reveals a parallel economy and gives both a name and a history to the invisible people he enhances via a sensual, contrasted cinematography, without resorting to misery.
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