With the last ship launched from the Boel shipyard in Temse, the construction of seagoing vessels in Belgium came to an end. This documentary chronicles an industry from its early (wooden boats) to its final days (sophisticated ships) and at the same time recounts a chunk of socio-economic history. Unbridled faith in growth gives way to doubts.
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1995: company lock-out, the death knell of the shipyard is rung. This emotionally charged diagnosis sharply contrasts with the story of the company’s growth and prosperity.
These are the wonder years! A just and righteous world is within reach. The class-conscious worker not only stands up for his rights against his employer, there are also tensions with the official trade union big shots.