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Detroit Wild City (2011)

Detroit, ville sauvage (original title)
A documentary exploring the rise and fall of Detroit. Compiling historical footage and interviews with the city's residents, this meditative documentary looks at a city reclaimed by nature and resettled by 21st century urban pioneers.

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Florent Tillon

Writer:

Florent Tillon
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Credited cast:
Black Monk Black Monk ... Philosopher
Geoff George Geoff George ... Explorer
Larry Mongo Larry Mongo ... Club
Scott Farrow Scott Farrow ... Anarchist
John George John George ... Rebuilder
George Higgins George Higgins ... Piano
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeanette Pierce Jeanette Pierce
Shirley Robinson Shirley Robinson
Harry Ward Harry Ward
Billy West Billy West ... Himself
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The automobile industry jump-started Detroit's prolific rise and helped turn it into the most industrialized city in the United States. But drastic changes in American demographics & culture have upended the once prosperous city, leaving it in partial ruins. Today, vast urban prairies, populated with a diverse array of wildlife including falcon, deer, and coyote, have replaced what once had been working- and middle-class neighborhoods. Now, an unexpected turn of events has created a 'blank canvas' environment where young people and urban farmers are moving back into the ruined neighborhoods of old Detroit. Are these folks a new kind of pioneer? Could this be a way in which American's urban areas are being "rediscovered"? The film contains interviews and appearances by a number of Detroiters, including a fix-it man, and urban farmer, a photographer & urban explorer, a bar owner, a lifelong resident, and a self-professed "monk", who together illustrate & narrate the story of the city's ... Written by F. Tillon

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Country:

France

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Detroit Wild City See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Ego Productions See more »
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Color

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1.78 : 1
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