by Olivier Gresse
NEW CALEDONIA - 2016 - 56 MINUTES
Every year, hundreds of “evacuees”, for “medical evacuees”, suffering from serious pathologies that we do not know how to treat on New Caledonian territory, are sent to Sydney for treatment. Parachuted into a world that is totally unknown to them, a big city, modern, Anglo-Saxon and Anglophone - they live far from their families, sometimes for several months.
At the Beautemps-Beaupré pension, the stone comes back to life in a foreign country. A “model” Caledonia where social and ethnic barriers have been lifted and where little by little bonds of solidarity and friendship are being created. Time oscillates between the urgency of arriving in Evasan and life more frozen in the pension.
Lyon Capital TV
New Caledonia 1st (France Télévisions)
Government of New Caledonia
In 2016: Ânûû-rû Âboro International People's Film Festival - Poindimié (New Caledonia) - Selection