ARTE FRANCE, ZADIG PRODUCTIONS
German, English, French
NON-THEATRICAL, TV, VOD, DVD, INTERNET
From Roosevelt to Barack Obama, while also exploring the stories of John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Georges W. Bush, an exploration of 100 years of the American presidency.
How does a single man or woman manage to impose himself as the foremost figure embodying a whole nation? This well documented and informative film revisits 100 years of US presidencies and reveals the fundamental ingredients in the manufacturing of a head of state:virility, empathy, humanism, etc. And of course the American Dream...
This film looks at the profound metamorphoses the image of the President of the United States underwent since the start of the 20th century.