Breakpoint: A Counter History of Progress
(L'Homme a mangé la Terre) , dir. Jean-Robert Viallet
Date of premiere: 2019-07-14
Duration: 1 hr 39 min.
An account of the last two centuries of the Anthropocene, the Age of Man. How human beings have progressed so much in such a short time through war and the selfish interests of a few, belligerent politicians and captains of industry, damaging the welfare of the majority of mankind, impoverishing the weakest, greedily devouring the limited resources of the Earth.
Jacques Bonnaffé, John D. Rockefeller, Woodrow Wilson, Adolf Hitler, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Van Heflin, Lewis Strauss, Mária Telkes, Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lino Ventura, Louis de Funès, Walter Cronkite, John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, Margaret Thatcher