Let‘s All Go to the Beach

Palavas les Flots, France

2007Ep426 mins

The beach and the camp-sites continue to attract vast crowds every summer, from both the surrounding region and every part of Europe. A few kilometers away, La Grande Motte was built as a resort town in the 1970s. The mosquito-infested marshes were filled in to provide the foundations for a concrete and cement sea-front, catering to mass tourism. Seen from a distance, it looks like an anthill. But the regulars aren’t complaining: on the contrary. What they are seeking every summer is the guarantee of conviviality, unchanging routines and familiar habits, which for them means a good holiday

Video Language: French and English