TERRAFEMINA – Plot for Peace to be released in theaters in France on November 20th

The movie “Plot for Peace” will  be released in theaters in France on November 20th. It is a new step forward for the one of the most promising figures of the spanish cinema, Carlos Agullo, who directed Plot For Peace, and the opportunity for the French audience to discover the enigmatic character of Jean-Yves Ollivier, ... Lire la suite

ART & CULTURE – Can a sole man change the course of History ?

Can a sole man change the course of History? In Plot for Peace, a documentary that was introduced at Cannes in the presence of Winnie Mandela, Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife, we discover the capital role played by a French businessman, Jean-Yves Ollivier, in the fall of the apartheid regime in South Africa. ... Lire la suite


Suggesting that the fall of apartheid and the release of Nelson Mandela can be tracked back to a sole commodities trader in France, Plot for Peace introduces viewers to a timeline of secret meetings and diplomacy so finely balanced one can hardly believe it all worked. The tale is surprising, and directors Carlos Aguilo and Mandy Jacobson blaze right through it – recounting ... Lire la suite

COME4NEWS – Plot for Peace to be released in France on November 20th

The historical documentary “Plot for Peace” directed by the young spanish director Carlos Agullo, will be released in France on November 20th. Distributed by Rezo Films, Plot for Peace already has a significant success in festivals all over the world. ... Lire la suite

HIPHAMPTONS – A Conversation With Jean-Yves Ollivier

At the Hamptons International Film Festival you never know what fascinating world figures you will encounter.  I had the chance to sit down with the subject of the film Plot For Peace, Jean Yves Ollivier, to get an inside view of his ace diplomatic negotiation skills. ... Lire la suite

TVE1 – Interview with Plot For Peace Director Carlos Agullo

  The spanish channel TVE1 interviews Plot For Peace Director Carlos Agullo during the 2013 Seminci (Valladolid International Film Festival). ... Lire la suite

JOLPRESS – The End of Apartheid, The Untold Story

The historical documentary Plot for Peace will soon be released. It deals with the history of South Africa and the end of the apartheid, through the life of a French businessman, Jean-Yves Ollivier, who takes part in the release of Mandela by organizing diplomatic meetings. Directed by the Spanish Carlos Agullo, Plot for Peace offers ... Lire la suite

NEWEUROPE – “His role was incredible, he was just a businessman”

Federico Grandesso met with Producer and Co-director Mandy Jacobson, Co-director Carlos Agullo and Ivor Ichikowitz, Executive Producer, Founder of the African Oral History Archive and Chair for the Ichikowitz Family Foundation which compiles archive footage interviews of key players in the formation of Modern Africa. ... Lire la suite

WIDEHOUSE – The Untold Story Behind History

This is the untold story behind History, a well-kept secret behind a worldwide icon : Nelson Mandela’s release was a Plot for Peace. For the first time, heads of state, generals, diplomats, master spies and anti-apartheid fighters reveal how Africa’s frontline states helped end apartheid. Their unlikely key to Mandela’s prison cell was a mysterious ... Lire la suite

PAPERBLOG – How to negotiate peace

The young filmmaker Caros Agullo directed a movie on the role played by the french businessman Jean-Yves Ollivier in the release of Nelson Mandela and the end of apartheid in South Africa. ... Lire la suite