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Detroit: Bankruptcy of a Symbol

  • 52 mins
  • 90%
  • 12+
  • France FlagFRFrance
  • 2011
  • Documentaries

Detroit was once a symbol and a capital: a symbol of the American Dream, and the capital of the car industry. Ford, Chrysler and General Motors drew the key lines of a city which was devoted to them. Yet, in half a century, it has declined from a capital to a ghost town. The car industry faltered, thousands lost their jobs, people left in droves and hope started to die. The empty spaces keep on growing and the town is vanishing.