Current Affairs / Politics
A Shattered Dynasty: the Empain Barons
|Author/Director||Tanguy Cortier & Alice Gorissen|
|Length||52' & 90'|
This is the uplifting and dramatic story of three generations of Belgian industry tycoon, narrated among others by Jean-Edouard Empain, whose abduction in 1978 signed the downfall of an extraordinary family empire.
His voice and those of researchers mingle with rich archives, films and photographs, a teeming and exciting journey through a century of capitalism, between great history and intimate tragedies.