Isle of Flowers

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Isle of Flowers

slum capitalism supermarket hunger pig misery tomato money poverty garbage dump landfill economic crisis poor short film

Isle of Flowers

Release Date: September 06, 1989

Year    :   1989
Slogan    :   «A place where there are very few flowers.»
Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Casa de Cinema de Porto Alegre
Director    :   Jorge Furtado
Producers    :   Nora Goulart, Giba Assis Brasil, Monica Schmiedt
Writers    :   Jorge Furtado
RunTime    :   13 mins.

A tomato is planted, harvested and sold at a supermarket, but it rots and ends up in the trash. But it doesn’t end there: Isle of Flowers follows it up until its real end, among animals, trash, women and children. And then the difference between tomatoes, pigs and human beings becomes clear.


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