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Trashed (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 14 December 2012 (USA)
Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, ... See full summary »

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Candida Brady

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Candida Brady (idea)
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Credited cast:
Paul Connett ... Himself
Jeremy Irons ... Himself
Evangelos Kalafatis Evangelos Kalafatis ... Himself
Charles Moore ... Himself
Clive Oxenden Clive Oxenden ... Himself
Lynn Parker Lynn Parker ... Herself
Asif Rangoonwala Asif Rangoonwala ... Himself
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Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, brave investigative journey that takes Irons (and us) from skepticism to sorrow and from horror to hope. Written by Anonymous

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If you think waste is someone else's problem, think again.

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Documentary

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Not Rated
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USA

Language:

English

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14 December 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Weggeworfen - Trashed See more »

Filming Locations:

Lebanon See more »

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Paul Connett: Some people, when they see the stack of an incinerator, the chimney, they think, "Oh, dilution, dispersion!" and forget that nature reconcentrates - reconcentrates in fish, particularly mercury, and reconcentrates with any grazing animal: sheep, pigs, goats, cows, um, chickens, and so we get all this back to us. And now just to finish that story, the huge problem here is that once we get dioxins into our body, we can't get rid of them. The man can't get rid of them. The woman has a way of ...
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A compelling documentary on waste
22 August 2013 | by sophie-brookesSee all my reviews

An eye opening and grimly compelling documentary on waste with an inspired choice of guide in Jeremy Irons. This film will make you seriously consider your lifestyle and dietary choice by radically changing your attitude to waste. The film fully documents the alternatives to landfill and incineration, as well as shocking you into wondering why the alternatives haven't been fully explored or implemented. The films contains a great deal of information and statistics, making it very educational and informative and a film everyone should watch. I sincerely recommend Trashed-it's a real eye-opener! If you think you're protected by environmental legislation, think again...


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