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The Monopoly of Violence / Un Pays Qui Se Tient Sage (86')

International title: The Monopoly of Violence 

Original title: Un Pays Qui Se Tient Sage

France, 2020, 86’

Language(s): French

Director: David Dufresne

Synopsis: As anger and resentment grow in the face of social inequalities, many citizen-led protests are being repressed with an ever-increasing violence. In MONOPOLY OF VIOLENCE, David Dufresne gathers a panel of citizens to question and exchange their views on the social order and the legitimacy of the use of force by the State.

Director’s bio: David Dufresne is a multi award-winning documentary writer-director. Since 2010, he has developed several online documentary projects, at the crossroads between journalism and cinema. Dufresne also wrote highly praised novels & non-fiction books.