TO THE FOUR WINDS relates the encounters and ensuing relationships between inhabitants in the Roya valley and refugees who have arrived there after crossing the border between France and Italy.
Michel Toesca is a filmmaker who lives in the valley. For the past two years, he has been filming men and women who have decided to take action against an inhuman and shocking situation, at the risk of being prosecuted. Groups of people, who hardly know each other, meet and get organized to claim a right to humanity.
Cédric Herrou is a farmer in the valley. He rapidly became a key figure in helping the refugees. He is one of the main characters in the film.
From their relationship and risks taken together while filming actions that were initially considered illegal, a strong connection developed.
TO THE FOUR WINDS tells the story of their friendship and all the connections woven between the inhabitants and the refugees, who chose to risk it all with the hope of a better life…
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