In Congo, a young peasant dreams of a better future for his loved ones. His only wealth lies in the strength of his arms, the bushland around him and his strong will. After setting out on dangerous and exhausting roads in order to trade the fruit of his labours, he discovers the value of his effort and the price he has to pay for his dreams.
Emmanuel Gras is a French director. Drawn particularly to the visual element of cinema, he studied Film Photography at ENS Louis Lumière in Paris. His films deal with contemporary social issues and are marked by a commitment to form.
Selected: La motivation! (2003), Bovines (2011), Être vivant (2013), 300 Souls (2014), Makala (2017)