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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 »


Werner Boote


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


Fred vom Saal: So it's not just that you're infertile. You are unfortunately fertile enough to produce an abnormal baby. Anything stored in a polycarbonate container will contain Bisphenol A, 100%. It is certain. It is an indirect food additive. Anything stored in Bisphenol A should have Bisphenol A listed as a component of the food you are eating. What's the difference between what is put in by the food processor or what is put in as a result of the food packager? If you can legally create a situation where ...
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to see once .
4 May 2012 | by pierrick-soadSee all my reviews

Plastic Planet is Werner Boote's documentary about the dangers of plastic . In this Documentary , Werner Boote , the grand son of an ex boss of plastic industry, seeks some answer about the dangers of plastic on human health .He goes in factory areas ,but the majority of companies refuse his camera . To illustrate the plastic invasion , he choose three families everywhere in the world , and these families show all plastic objects . It's an interesting documentary , just a bit too long ant repetitive ant it made to scare persons looking this movie . It's a universal public documentary , just need to understand all things . In conclusion , I think all people have to see this film , but with other persons to have a discussion later .

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Release Date:

18 September 2009 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Földünk, a műanyag bolygó See more »

Filming Locations:

Austria See more »


Box Office


EUR1,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$740, 16 January 2011

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital


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