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A Grain of Sand (2009)

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Brendon Grimshaw, a British national, was editor to some of the most important newspapers in Africa. But in 1972, he gave it all up to go and live on Moyenne Island, which he purchased for ... See full summary »

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Joseph Richard Johnson Camí (as Jose Ricardo Johnson Cami)

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Credited cast:
Brendon Grimshaw Brendon Grimshaw ... Owner Moyenne Island
James Michelle James Michelle ... President of Seychelles Republic
Joel Morgan Joel Morgan ... Minister of Environment
Suketu Patel Suketu Patel ... Moyenne Island Foundation
Nirmal Shah Nirmal Shah ... Nature Seychelles
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Brendon Grimshaw, a British national, was editor to some of the most important newspapers in Africa. But in 1972, he gave it all up to go and live on Moyenne Island, which he purchased for ten thousand pounds. In the thirty-six-years that he has lived on the island, Brendon and his friend, Rene Lafortune, planted sixteen-thousand trees, built 4,8 kilometers of nature paths, and brought and bred 109 giant land tortoises, creating an island of incredible beauty now worth 34 million Euros. Come with us on this journey and discover why an 82-year-old man fears his island will one day be destroyed. Written by Anonymous

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A mythical journey to one of the last remaining battlegrounds where the future of one man and an island stand against the ever-expanding reach of our insatiable desires.

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English

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19 May 2009 (New Zealand) See more »

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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