TOURNEZ S'IL VOUS PLAIT PRODUCTION
German, English, French
TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD
Discover the most remarkable and amazing markets on the planet. From the camel market in Mauritania, to the sacred flower market in Calcutta, or the esoteric market of Mexico, they are the last bastions of countries customs and cultures. This series takes you to 10 destinations for an anthropological and cultural dive, and a reflection on our globalized consumption patterns.
10 episodes for 10 locations (to be confirmed):
1- The loincloth market of Lomé in Togo
2- The camel market of Nouakchott in Mauritania
3- The fish market of Jagalchi in Busan, South Korea
4- The esoteric market of Mexico City in Mexico
5- The floating market of Cai Rang in the South Vietnam
6- The textile market of Otavalo in Ecuador
7- The traditional medicine market of Daegu in South Korea
8- The flower market of Madurai, India
9- The livestock market of Forth Worth in Texas, USA
10- The incense market in Oman
Let us meet the men and women who make these markets a place of commercial and cultural exchange. While the globalized economy leads a standardization of tastes and consumption, going to a market allows you to dive immediately into the culture of a country, to meet its inhabitants, its food, its smells, its colors, its costumes. This 10-episodes series makes you travel to 10 different destinations. An anthropological and cultural dive into the societies that implement those markets as well as a reflection on our way to consume at a time of globalized capitalism.