Dubai, The United Arab Emirates

Let‘s All Go to the Sea
S1:Ep843 mins2008

Of all the seven Emirates, Dubai is the one with the least oil. Aided and financed by its neighbours, it’s the halfway point between Europe and Asia. The utopian dreams of financiers and developers have become reality thanks to the petrodollar. The best hotel in the world, the largest apartment block in the world, the largest shopping mall in the world…everything, it seems, in Dubai is the biggest, a way of stamping its reputation on the world by a territory that just 20 years ago was just a sand strewn town by the edge of the sea.

Video Language: French and English