Current Affairs / Politics

A Shattered Dynasty: the Empain Barons

Author/Director Tanguy Cortier & Alice Gorissen
Producer Flair Production
Country France
Length 52' & 90'
Year 2016

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.

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