Salt people,
a Greece in Camargue

By Thomas Gayrard, 60 minutes

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A coproduction : La Boîte à Songes, Comic Strip Production, Canal Maritima

With the participation of CNC and Procirep-Angoa

 © La Boîte à Songes / Comic Strip Production  – 2015

Le film

The film follows the stories and lives of Greeks in Salin-de-Giraud, France, whose ancestors came mostly from the island of Kalymnos to work in the salt fields. It depicts how this small group of Greek Diaspora members struggled economically and tried to establish a small Greek family far from home.


Writing : Thomas Gayrard et Annie Maillïs

Realisation: Thomas Gayrard

Production: Thierry Aflalou, Fanny Chrétien

Editing: Gaëlle Guillermin

Prizes and Festivals

poster of the movie salt people

– Pêcheurs du Monde, Lorient (France)

– Les regards d’Ulysse #2, Port-de-Bouc (France)