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Synopsis :


In the 1970s, filmmaker Christian Labhart protested against nuclear energy by wearing a sweater he had knitted himself. Today, married and father of a family, he looks back on his activist past and gives us an excellent historical and human kaleidoscope punctuated by Bach’s music and  texts of Franz Kafka, Bertolt Brecht, Slavoj Zizek and Ulrike Meinho.


By superimposing his past ideals on the challenges of our time (global warming, overconsumption, migratory movements and social inequalities), Christian Labhart makes an impressive documentary with brilliant photography on the loss of connectivity and idealism.