My mother grew up outside Detroit and I have visited the city many times to see relatives. It is the poster city for American urban decay. This short film by a Frenchman explores the re-ruralization of the Detroit area and how the heyday city of the 1870s-1950s is slowly eroding away and returning to prairie. Haunting and beautiful. See also: the Fabulous Ruins of Detroit and Flint Expatriates.