Work Sentence to Death

Directed by Jean-Robert Viallet

How does the logics of profitability pulverizes social ties?


In a world where the economy no longer serves man but man serves the economy, productivity targets and management methods push employees to the limit. Never before have illnesses, accidents in the workplace and physical and psychological suffering reached such levels. These are the stories of men and women coming to see occupational psychologists or doctors, the Labour Inspectorate or the industrial tribunal, and they reveal just how urgent it is to rethink the way work is organized.

Episode 1 - Destruction

Episode 2 - Alienation

Episode 3 - Dispossession

Direction :
Jean-Robert Viallet
Writing :
Christophe Nick, Mathieu Verboud and Jean-Robert Viallet
Production :
YAMI 2 - Christophe Nick
Broadcast :
France 3
Year of broadcast :
Duration :
3×60 min

2010 Albert Londres Prize

A fascinating documentary series examines companies and deciphers the ills that afflict employees. A damning indictment - L'Express

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