A Stroll Through Pesmes
Beautiful Villages of France

26 min
Is it ever possible to turn back the clock and revive a dying (or dead) industry? That's exactly what the villagers of the medieval village of Franche-Comté are trying to do. They are determined to reopen the village forges, which had been going strong since the 1600s until their closure in 1993. An ancient fortress, Franche-Comté has weathered many invasions. But can it survive the invasion of modernity?

Director :

François Chayé

Country :

France

Year :

2011