In the Heart of Aids' Battle
- 2010, France
- Original language
- Running time
- medicine, research
- Directed by
- Laurent Firode
- Written by
- Laurent Firode et Laurence Beauvillard
- Produced by
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10.06.1980, Los Angeles: a first case of AIDS is described at the UCLA hospital by doctor Michaël Gottlieb.
10.06.2008, Stockholm: Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier receive the Nobel Prize in Medecine.
Between those two dates, the research was accomplished in a strained atmosphere, both symbolic of the scientific universe and particular by the stakes raised up by the discovery of the virus: financing, national scientific prestige…
This film is the opportunity to come back on 30 years of work, emotions, competition, mutual aid… The neophyte will discover the complex process which composes the everyday life of researchers in science.