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‘New Town Utopia’ Examines British Cities of the Future That Didn’t Evolve as Planned

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‘New Town Utopia’ Examines British Cities of the Future That Didn’t Evolve as Planned
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New Town Utopia

Logline: What happened when we built Utopia? A documentary about grand utopian dreams, the harsh concrete realities of globalization… and some rather angry puppets.

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Basildon, UK: A town with a terrible reputation, failing economy and unhappy population.

It wasn’t meant to be like this… the British New Towns were designed as social utopias, built to create a ‘new type of citizen’ – with homes by progressive modernist architects, job opportunities, green space and a plethora public art.

The characters are a group of funny, complicated artists who’ve led challenging, and sometimes tragic lives. This includes
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