September 2005. The Israelis are leaving Gaza. But how about the situation in the West Bank ?
In a small Beninese village named Guimbereru, tradition seems unchangeable. However, life has deeply changed since the Whites arrived. A gap has insidiously opened up between nearly hundred-year-old men and young people caught up in the wheel of globalization.
Grande-Synthe, Northern France, 2002. J.D. loads his rifle and drives through town, looking for people with an immigrant background.
Grande-Synthe, Northern France, 2002. J.D. loads his rifle and drives through town, looking for people with an immigrant background. His wild odyssey ends up with the murder of a 17-year-old North African.
An emergency accommodation centre for homeless people, located in the suburbs of Paris. Here, a dozen men, coming from all walks of life, isolated and left out by society, are spending winter in a small temporary community. I call them "The Hermits". By observing their lifestyle, their humanity and their struggle, one is faced with a puzzling reflection of the outside world: our world. With the return of spring, they all go back to the road and fade away into loneliness.