by Julien MALASSIGNÉ
In a working-class neighborhood of San Francisco, Sylvie set up Ti Couz, her Breton creperie, in the early 1990s. Kitchen based on local products, self management, social rights for her employees… Sylvie shapes this place to make it a laboratory of her utopias in which visionary and iconoclastic ways of doing things are invented. Ti Couz quickly becomes much more than a simple restaurant.
Based on video archives shot by Sylvie for more than thirty years, Like Heroes tells the development and the fall of a utopian project, and draws, in an intimate and political narrative, the portrait of a free and independent woman.
In co-production with Corpus Films, Lyon Capitale TV, Tébésud, TVR & Tébéo.
With the support of CNC, Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Région Nouvelle Aquitaine, Procirep-Angoa and the Institut Français (Louis Lumière grant).
Project developed at Eurodoc 2017 / Lisbon Docs 2017 selection.
Brouillon d’un rêve grant from the SCAM.
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