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Darwin's nightmare

Author: Hubert SauperEdouard MauriatAntonin SvobodaMartin GschlachtHubert TointAll authors
Publisher: Toronto : Capri Releasing, [Canada] : Distributed in Canada by Maple Pictures 2006. ©2005
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Darwin's nightmare is an essential documentary on the perverse aspects of globalization. Enter the Nile Perch, a voracious predator implanted into Lake Victoria in Africa in the '60's which extinguished native fish species and multiplied so fast that its fillets are today exported worldwide - predominantly in exchange for the countless weapons used to wage war in the dark centre of the continent."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hubert Sauper; Edouard Mauriat; Antonin Svoboda; Martin Gschlacht; Hubert Toint; Sandor Rieder; Nick Flynn; Denise Vindevogel; Mille et Une Productions,; Coop99 Filmproduktion,; Saga film (Firm : Brussels, Belgium),; ARTE France,; Westdeutscher Rundfunk,; Capri Releasing,; Maple Pictures,
OCLC Number: 81315271
Language Note: In English, Russian and Swahili with English subtitles and optional French subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2004.
Credits: Director, scriptwriter and cinematographer, Hubert Sauper ; editor, Denise Vindevogel ; sound engineer, Cosmas Antoniadis ; sound design, Veronika Hlawatsch ; commissioning editor, Arte WDR, Sabine Rollberg.
Performer(s): Elizabeth 'Eliza' Maganga Nsese (as herself, pilots' girlfriend, singer), Raphael Tukiko Wagara (as himself, night guard), Dimond Remtulia (himself, fish factory owner), Marcus Nyoni (as himself, Airport police officer), Sergey Samarets (as himself, Ilyushin-76 captain) [and others].
Target Audience: Canadian Home Video rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, letterboxed; Dolby digital 2.0.
Other Titles: Darwin's nightmare (film)
Responsibility: Mille et Une Productions, Coop99, Saga Film present ; Avec la participation du Centre National de la Cinématographie, France ; with the support of Filmfonds Vienna, Austria, Centre du Cinéma et de L'Audiovisuel de la Communuaté Francaise de Belgique et des Téléditributeuteurs Wallons, Belgium ; in association with Arte and WDR ; directed and written by Hubert Sauper ; artistic collaboration, Sandor Rieder, field poet, Nick Flynn ; producers, Edouard Mauriat, Antonin Svoboda, Martin Gschlacht, Hubert Toint, Hubert Sauper ; a film by Hubert Sauper.

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"Darwin's nightmare is an essential documentary on the perverse aspects of globalization. Enter the Nile Perch, a voracious predator implanted into Lake Victoria in Africa in the '60's which extinguished native fish species and multiplied so fast that its fillets are today exported worldwide - predominantly in exchange for the countless weapons used to wage war in the dark centre of the continent."--Container.

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