Gaston Defferre, the end of a Reign


Inspirer of the decolonisation and decentralisation laws, Gaston Defferre was also mayor of Marseille for 33 years. The film focuses on the last 3 years of his life and is backed up with unpublished archives and testimonies. Three years of a rough and decisive fight for the future of Marseille that coincide with the best years of the left in power in France.

Technical Sheet

  • Réalisateur : Jean-Michel Djian
  • Auteur : Jean-Michel Djian
  • Runtime : 52 minutes
  • Country : France
  • Language : French
  • Producer : Serge Lalou
  • Executive Producer : Les Films d’Ici
  • Coproducer : Tita Productions
  • With the support : CNC, Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Conseil Général des Bouches-du-Rhône
  • Broadcasters : Public Sénat, TV5 Monde
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Year : 2010