Awards: Competition, Cinema du Reel
Will the Normandy flax growers be saved by the Chinese? Rain and fine weather have always been the deciding factors in harvesting. Except the world has changed and a new meteorology, consisting of speculation, stock management, and international exchange, has imposed itself. Normandy alone produces nearly half of the world's linen production. To conserver this ancient culture, the Pays de Caux flax growers have oriented themselves toward a new and almost sole client: China.