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Plastic Planet (2009)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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

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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TV-G | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Austria]

Country:

Austria | Germany

Language:

English | German | Italian | Dutch | French | Japanese

Release Date:

18 September 2009 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Földünk, a műanyag bolygó See more »

Filming Locations:

Austria See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€1,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$740, 16 January 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,412, 13 March 2011
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

For the premiere in Austria Werner Boote presented tests about chemical BPA in baby soothers. After that several contaminated baby soothers were taken off market. See more »

Quotes

Fred vom Saal: I would say that at this time we cannot state that there is any safe plastic.
Werner Boote: We're still alive.
Fred vom Saal: That's a very good point. These chemicals do not kill you. They just harm your quality of life. They give you asthma. They lead to obesity. They lead to brain disorders.
Werner Boote: On the other hand, all those materials help me to stay alive as well. When I'm going to the hospital, everything is made out of plastic.
Fred vom Saal: Yes. On your way to the hospital for chemotherapy and radiation therapy for the cancer caused ...
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The film is a documentary, speak about the dangers of plastic on the environment. The documentary it's create in September 2009. The main character of the documentary is Werner Bod. I liked the documentary because we see the documentary is true, the true investigation (…) on the boss the plastic. I also liked history of the family when he speak grand-father in big manufacturing of plastic. Werner bode prove in the body plastic and the element of plastic bis phenol A is very dangerous for the health but also for the environment and for the life. But the documentary scene has violent. I agree with the documentary because it is good.


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