LanguageFrench GenresDocumentary, Short Film CountryFrance
Mario Marret Release date1968 (1968) DirectorsChris Marker, Mario Marret Similar moviesDirected by Chris Marker, Labour movement movies, Documentaries
A bientot, jespere (literally translates as Until soon, I hope) is a 1968 French documentary film directed by Chris Marker and Mario Marret. It tells the story of a strike action at a textile factory in Besancon in March 1967. The film was shot in black and white, with photography by Pierre Lhomme.
A documentary look at striking workers in a textile plant in Besançon, France, centering on interviews with workers about their motivations for becoming involved with the union and the struggles of their day to day life.