John Ford, the man who invented America

By

Jean-Christophe Klotz

Oscar-winning director John Ford helped create the legend of the American West during a career that spanned over fifty years and nearly 150 movies – Stagecoach, The Grapes of Wrath, The Battle of Midway to name a few. Bringing to life America’s founding myths and heroes, dreams and disillusions, he captured the American soul like no one else. This film draws his portrait and explores the many echoes between his works and the turbulence that America is now going through.

Original title: JOHN FORD, l'homme qui inventa l'Amérique

Production: Hauteville Productions

Nationality: France

Year of production: 2018

Running time: 52'

Language: French and English

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