Warding-off fear

Warding-off fear
Written by Ivan Butel
Directed by Ivan Butel
Director of Photography : Sébastien Saadoun
Sound: Alain Vernois
Editor: Christine Bouteiller and Jean-Baptiste Morin
Producers: Seconde Vague Productions, In association with France Télévisions ( France 5)
With support from CNC

The fresco of the good and bad government, painted by Lorenzetti in Sienna, 1338, during a time of crisis in a flourishing democracy, alerts citizens on the danger of tyranny. The film is a picture of a democracy plagued by self-doubt, the threat of authoritarianism, thus echoing our world today.