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By Judith Rueff 

Affiche de Nestlé le goût de l'Afrique
An Empire in Africa" tells the story of the struggle of a Cameroonian industrialist against the Swiss agri-food giant, Nestlé. The film follows Pius Bissek, the owner of a dairy factory in Douala, who accuses Nestlé of importing "fake milks" made from palm oil and coconut and causing the downfall of his business. For ten years, surrounded by his former employees, he has been fighting to reopen his factory. The case is now in the hands of the Supreme Court judges. Nestlé feeds the world... and you? What do you know about the empire hidden in your pantry?

A film by Judith Rueff

Les Films d'ici a coproduction with Ligne 4, Les Films de la Passerelle, Diffuseur coprod. : RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge Francophone en participation avec Al Arabiya News Channel, Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, CNC, France Télévisions, Public Sénat

Technical sheet

Year: 2014
Duration: 52'
Language: French
Direction: Judith Rueff
Cinematography: Katell Djian
Sound: Olivier Schwob
Editing: Raynald Lellouche & Emmanuelle Baude
Sound Editing: Henri Michiels - Twins Audio
Color Grading: Eric Salleron
Production Manager: Mathieu Cabanes
Christine Pireaux - Les Films de la Passerelle
Laurent Duret - Les Films d'Ici
RTBF - Documentary Units


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