A documentary by Richard Hamon. Worked as Art Director.
A documentary about coffee’s trade history and the birth of capitalism around the world in the 18th century. Director: Richard Hamon. Productions: Vivement Lundi ! & France 3.
“17th century, coffee becomes popular in Europe thank to the cultural influence of the Ottoman Empire. In January 1708, two frigates leave Saint-Malo to Yemen, the only land where coffee is cultivated. Their intention is to start a trade of this black gold and brake Netherland’s market monopoly.”