Image
Grèce, chronique d'un ravage - vignette
Documentaries

Grèce, chronique d'un ravage

A programme in two parts that looks back at recent Greek history, to understand how the country, and behind it all of Europe, could succumb to such a devastating financial collapse.

Episodes

Episode
1
1929-1955
1929-1955

An overview of the war years and the 1929 financial crisis. On its liberation in August 1944, Greece was freed from a triple occupation (German, Italian, Bulgarian): 90 % of its villages had been reduced to rubble, 300,000 had died of hunger in Athens. In 1946 civil war erupts...

Directed by: Angelos Abazoglou (France/Belgium/Greece, 2016)
Episode
2
1956-2008
1956-2008

Founder of the PASOK, Andreas Papandreou came to power in 1981, committed to modernising Greek society. A leading figure in the fight against the Greek junta, he took the credit for the mythical liberation of Greece for himself. After a series of scandals, the right-wing conservatives won the 1990 elections...

Directed by: Angelos Abazoglou (France/Belgium/Greece, 2016)