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Megacities

Synopsis
This documentary explores the resourcefulness and imagination of people living in some of the world’s most overpopulated cities: Bombay, New York, Moscow and Mexico City.The film is a tale in twelve episodes about people struggling to survive with resourcefulness, humour, and dignity, and yet there is one illusion they all share: the dream of a better life.
Language
English
Country
Austria
Year of release
2011
Year of production
1998
Availability
out of distribution
Subjects
Geography
Keywords
Bombay; cities; Mexico City; Moscow; New York; social geography

Credits

Director
Michael Glawogger

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£14.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
90 minutes
Year
2011

Distributor

Name

Artefact Media

Address
1 Park View Road
Brighton
BN3 7BF
Notes
Artefact Media ceased trading in 2014
 

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