When France erupts

October 2005 : the French suburbs are on fire. Why do the French crises swell into great turmoil?


Two years after the 2005 suburban riots in France, this film reveals the hidden side of a speciality very French: the law enforcement. After a year of investigation, it unveils the mechanism of order… and disorder. Why do French crisis burst out into widespread disorder?How do social crisis become regime crisis? How is law enforcement strategy a political art?

Writing / Film director
Written and directed by David Dufresne and Christophe Bouquet
Broadcasted on
France 2
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