The NFB is committed to respecting your privacy

We use cookies to ensure that our site works efficiently, as well as for advertising purposes.

If you do not wish to have your information used in this way, you can modify your browser settings before continuing your visit.

Learn more
The Dispossessed

The Dispossessed

| 3 h 2 min
The Dispossessed
Purchase options
Also available
Already paid to see this film?

The Dispossessed examines the global food crisis from the viewpoint of farmers in various countries, exploring how their situation relates to the economic crisis, rural exodus, and dwindling natural resources.

  • director
    Mathieu Roy
  • original idea
    Benoît Aquin
  • script
    Richard Brouillette
    Benoît Aquin
  • cinematography
    Benoît Aquin
    Mathieu Roy
  • sound engineer
    Reto Stamm
    Christof Steinmann
    Patrick Becker
    Julien Fréchette
  • producer
    Lucie Tremblay
    Colette Loumède
    Gabriela Bussmann
    Vadim Jendreyko
  • line producer
    Richard Brouillette
    Mathieu Roy
    Mélanie Lasnier
  • development producer
    Marie-Anne Raulet
  • associate producer
    Hercli Bundi
  • editing
    Louis-Martin Paradis
  • music
    Suuns & Jerusalem in My Heart
    Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin
  • sound design
    Daniel Almada
  • premix
    Daniel Almada
    Dominik Avenwedde
  • re-recording
    Christof Steinmann
  • sound studio
  • research
    Richard Brouillette
    Benoît Aquin
    Mahdiah El Jed
    Camille Trembley
    Nancy Marcotte
  • participant
    Keith Rockwell
    Vijay Jawandhia
    Palagummi Sainath
    Utsa Patnaik
    Juan Gonzales-Valero
    Jaideep Hardikar
    Claude Jaccoud
    Paul Ecoffey
    Christian Haueter
    Roland Boson
    Luc Breton
    Marcel Mazoyer
    Mamadou Cissokho
  • fixer
    Bright Phiri
    Ganza Buroko
    Nandan Kini
    Archana Padke
    Marcello Batz
  • production assistant
    Priscilla Tsamwa
    Yan Decoppet
    Camille Trembley
  • translation
  • additional translation
    Lydia Ingabire
    Veena Ghokale
    Shweta Bendre
  • additional sound
    Bernhard Zitz
    Davi Paes Figueiredo Filho
  • additional cinematography
    Marion Neumann
    Nitin Pegu
  • assistant director
    Marion Neumann
  • researcher
    Nandan Kini
  • translator
    Nandan Kini
    Archana Padke
  • intern
    Kate Kinoshota
    Isidora Manojlovic
    Mathilde Mack
    Andreas Talanow
  • driver
    Shravan Harde
    Pablo Mendonça
  • technical coordinator
    Mira Mailhot
  • technical coordinator - shooting equipment
    Steve Hallé
  • technical support - editing
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • titles
    Mélanie Bouchard
  • marketing manager
    François Jacques
  • marketing manager - assistance
    Jolène Lessard
  • administrator
    Sia Koukoulas
  • production coordinator
    Chinda Phommarinh
    Isabelle Limoges
    Gabrielle Dupont
  • administrative assistant
    Pascale Savoie-Brideau
  • back office
    Nadine Forster
  • production accountant
    Christine Limoges
    Caroline Gascon
    Carole Gagnon
  • coordinator
    Laurence Baillargeon
    Claire Chevalier
  • assistant
    Dominique Dussault
  • assistant editor
    Anne Gabrielle Lebrun Harpin
  • transcripts
    Anne Gabrielle Lebrun Harpin
    Mathieu Roy
  • music licensing
    Sébastien Lépine
    Alexandra Pinault Arsenault
  • subtitling
    T&S Coop
  • insurance broker
    Jinny Barbosa
  • interim financing
    National Bank of Canada
  • legal advisor
    Vanessa Loubineau
    Kim Loranger



Pedagogical evaluations and study guides for this work are only available to CAMPUS subscribers.


Features designed specifically for teachers. Learn more

Already subscribed? Sign in

Embed this code on your site

Video player width

by Reset