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The Green Lie (2018)

Die grüne Lüge (original title)
The Green Lie questions if corporations seduces consumers with fake promises of organic products.


Werner Boote


Werner Boote (concept)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Werner Boote Werner Boote ... Himself
Kathrin Hartmann Kathrin Hartmann ... Herself
Christina Weidinger Christina Weidinger ... Herself
Manfred Seitz Manfred Seitz ... Himself
Feri Irawan Feri Irawan ... Himself
Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan ... Himself
Frans Claasse Frans Claasse ... Himself
Zulfadhli Mastur Mattudin Zulfadhli Mastur Mattudin ... Himself
Chris Ichsan Chris Ichsan ... Himself
Raj Patel Raj Patel ... Himself
Vincent Hannemann Vincent Hannemann ... Himself
Muhtar Kent Muhtar Kent ... Himself (archive footage)
Peter Agnefjäll Peter Agnefjäll ... Himself (archive footage)
Peter Brabeck Peter Brabeck ... Himself (archive footage)
Paul Polman Paul Polman ... Himself (archive footage)


This documentary questions the sustainable marketing images big global players made up in the last years, to get back trust from the rising crowd of skeptical customers. What about fair palm oil? Is BP really Beyond Petrol? The camera follows the two protagonists around the globe, doing research and interviews with company speakers, philosophers and with those fighting for a better and living friendly world.

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German | English | Portuguese

Release Date:

9 March 2018 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Gröna lögner See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

e&a Film See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


After watching the film cafe owners of Graz Mitte (Styria, Austria) decided to not use products from Nestlé, Unilever and Procter&Gamble anymore. See more »


[first lines]
Werner Boote: I am told that I can save the world. The orangutans, the dolphins, the ocean, the rain forest, and even humankind. All I gave to do is buy 'sustainable' and 'fair' products. But that is a lie.
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