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Cast overview, first billed only:
Werner Boote ...
John Taylor ...
Peter Lieberzeit ...
Marques Brown ...
Othman Ilyassa ...
Klaus Rhomberg ...
Beatrice Bortolozzo ...
Felice Casson ...
Manfred Zahora ...
Frederic H. Corbin ...
Himself (as Frederick Corbin)
Robin Tharaldson ...
Hermann Bicherl ...
Vicky Zhang ...
Theo Colborn ...
Kurt Scheidl ...


Werner Boote presents an up-close and personal view of the controversial and fascinating material that has found its way into every facet of our daily lives: plastic. He takes us on a journey around the globe, showing that plastics have become a threat for both environment and human health. Written by Werner Boote

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18 September 2009 (Austria)  »

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Földünk, a műanyag bolygó  »

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€1,400,000 (estimated)

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$740 (USA) (14 January 2011)


$2,412 (USA) (11 March 2011)

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After watching the film a family in Styria, Austria, decided to live without plastics. Many others followed. People who take care of plastics are called "plasticarians". See more »


Referenced in Population Boom (2013) See more »

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Plastic, not so fantastic. Plastic Planet, a indispensable film if we don't want die stupid
8 May 2011 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Convenient and cheap, plastic seems to have become an indispensable element in our daily lives. Indeed, all sectors of the global industry depend today, in a way or another, on plastic. However, this substance, seemingly harmless, present a big threat, both for men that for health. It is this impact that Werner Boote denounces in new his shock documentary "Plastic Planet"

For the first time as an actor and director,he take us on a world tour through fourteen countries to compare consumption of the inhabitants of different towns. After eight years of work and multiple trips about the world, Plastic Planet was released on the April six last on our screens. As a grandson of a founder of plastics industry Werner Boote is in any case well placed to investigate. Visibly prompted by a guilty family , he offer us today, a documentary retracing the current problems of our planet. Just like Michael Moore, this one staged himself by compiling interviews and adding a touch of provoked.

So, we can also add the originality of this documentary, particularly, through the use of animations and some good ideas of staged. Ultimately, this film is both entertaining and informative. Children or adults, this documentary concerns us all. Therefore, dear readers, I highly recommend you to go to the cinema the most quickly possible.

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