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Alkohol (2019)

Alcohol: No substance in the world seems so familiar to us and is so incredibly diverse in its effect. Alcohol is available everywhere and this particular molecule has the power to affect ... See full summary »

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Andreas Pichler

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Andreas Pichler
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David Nutt David Nutt ... Self - Neuropsychopharmacologist, Imperial College London
Raphael Gaßmann Raphael Gaßmann ... Self - German Centre for Addiction Issues (DHS)
Harvey Milkman Harvey Milkman ... Self - Psychologist specializing in cognitive-behavioral approaches to mood alteration, Metropolitan State University, Denver
Sarah Halpin Sarah Halpin ... Self - Social Media Personality
Paul Davies Paul Davies ... Self - Managing Director Carlsberg
Katherine Severi Katherine Severi ... Self - Institute of Alcohol Studies, London
Lorenz Gallmetzer Lorenz Gallmetzer ... Self - Journalist and Writer
Stefan Gabányi Stefan Gabányi ... Self - Bar Owner and Ethnologist
Ignacio Sánchez Ricarte Ignacio Sánchez Ricarte ... Self - Secretary General of CEEV (Comité européen des entreprises vins)
Ulrich Adam Ulrich Adam ... Self - General Director, spiritsEUROPE
Olivier van Beemen Olivier van Beemen ... Self - Journalist and Author of 'Heineken in Africa'
Isidore Obot Isidore Obot ... Self - Psychologist and Epidemiologist, University of Uyo
Tunde Salau Tunde Salau ... Self - Former Member of the Administration Council of Heineken Nigeria
Mika Häkkinen ... Self (archive footage)
Michael Musalek Michael Musalek ... Self - Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist, Sigmund Freud University Vienna
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Alcohol: No substance in the world seems so familiar to us and is so incredibly diverse in its effect. Alcohol is available everywhere and this particular molecule has the power to affect all 200 billion neurons of our human brain in completely different ways. But hardly anyone calls alcohol a drug despite its psychoactive and cell-destroying effect. Why do we tolerate the death of three million people every year? Have we turned a blind eye to the dangers and risks for thousands of years? What role does the powerful alcohol industry play with an annual turnover of 1.2 trillion euros in this on-going concealment? The author, who himself enjoys having a drink, looks into the question why we drink at all, what alcohol does to us and to what extent the alcohol industry influences society and politics. He travels around the world from Germany via England to Nigeria to detect aggressive trading practices of the global alcohol industry seeking growth in new markets at all costs. He also ...

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14 November 2019 (Italy) See more »

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ALKOHOL - Der globale Rausch See more »

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