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Urban utopia

Documentary

Created following the establishment of heavy industry along the coast of the North Sea, the city of Grande-Synthe has never stopped reinventing itself, experimenting with successive models of town planning and architecture.

Social diversity, urban renewal, eco-districts, and the risks that come with economic activity are all challenges for those who manage, make decisions for, invent and plan today's cities.

When residents speak up they punctuate the ideas of the technicians and decision-makers, and the reality of their daily existence is juxtaposed with dreams of the ideal city.

Urban utopia

Documentary

Year : 2015
Author-director : Frédéric Touchard
Duration : 52 minutes
Distribution : Les Docs du Nord


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Commentary: Frédéric Touchard

Image: Frédéric Touchard

Sound: Adrien Michel

Image editing: Iris Omont

Calibration: Pierre Agoutin

Music: Adrien Michel

Sound editing and mixing: Adrien Michel

In coproduction with Wéo – Télés Nord-Pas-de-Calais, ASTV and Pictanovo with the support of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais Region.

With the participation of the National Center of Cinematography and the Moving Image and the city of Grande-Synthe.