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The Island President (2011)

 -  Documentary  -  30 March 2012 (UK)
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After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

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After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

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Les Maldives: le combat d'un président  »

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Maldives Minister: [Talking to a journalist on the phone] I do not even like the term negotiate. There is nothing to negotiate with the environment.
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This is mostly a COMMERCIAL for his PR
30 June 2012 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This is movie is a PR effort helping him to win Nobel Peace Prize. He was ousted by his own people in 3 years like Hosni Mubarak and Gazzafi.

His total presidency was a drama filled lies and lies. I am sure we westerners are more civilized than a third world countries.

I doubt any ethical person will buy a ticket for this movie when this movie was funded secretly from tax payers money. Maldives is a very small country with limited resources and its ousted president want to become a Hollywood celebrity. I see no difference than the Saudi Royal Family and Him.

No offense to his loyal supporters.


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