Scene from the film The Tube
Scene from the film The Tube
Scene from the film The Tube
Scene from the film The Tube
Scene from the film The Tube
Scene from the film The Tube
Scene from the film The Tube
Scene from the film The Tube
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The Tube

  • Switzerland
  • Belgium

A little girl throws a fit when the television is turned off. What's going on? Everyone seems either hypnotized, addicted, or turned into a vegetable by the tube. Her father, a TV journalist, decides to get to the bottom of it. Is there proof of what people have suspected for years? One clue leads to another – from his home in Europe to the studios of Japan and the laboratories of America. His goal: to penetrate into the very heart of the TV industry. What haven't we been told? It is a story worthy of the “X-Files” – except here it's all true.


  • Original Title
    Le Tube
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Peter Entell
  • Cinematography
    Camille Cottagnoud
  • Editing
    Elizabeth Waelchli, Eric Vander Borght, Peter Entell
  • Sound
    Bleze Gabioud
  • Runtime
    60 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Switzerland
    • Belgium
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Amsterdam Film Festival, Netherlands
    • Cinéma du Réel, France
    • Etats généraux du film documentaire, France
    • Cannes Junior, France
    • Viewpoint: Documentary Now, Belgium
    • It’s All True Film Festival, Brazil
    • Swiss American Film Festival, U.S.A.
    • La nuit de la science, Genève
    • Le monde tel qu’il va, PARIS
    • La maison de l’image, Strasbourg
    • Conference on Media Ecology, New York
    • Semaine de la presse, France
    • Genève fait son cinéma, Switzerland is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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