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Waste Land

(No longer in theaters)
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  • Director: Lucy Walker, João Jardim, Karen Harley   Cast: Vik Muniz, Fabio Ghivelder, Isis Rodrigues Garros, José Carlos da Silva Baia Lopes, Sebastião Carlos dos Santos
  • Running Time: 98 minutes
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Angus Aynsley, Hank Levine


Arthouse Films

Release Date

Oct 29, 2010

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This engaging doc starts off as a look at Brazil-born, Brooklyn-based Vik Muniz as he plans to use the garbage found in one of Rio’s biggest dumps for a massive art project. But to its credit, this film eventually becomes more interested in the lives of the trash-pickers employed to help the artist realize his dream.

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