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Darwin's Nightmare

  • Release Date: Sep 11, 2004
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 47 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Hubert Sauper


The African nation of Tanzania has a booming business selling fish to Europe, but its citizens live in a state of horrific poverty and degradation. Filmmaker Hubert Sauper uses his documentary Darwin's Nightmare to explore the lives of these people, and those who come from other countries to do business. As the film explains, sometime in the 1960s, some unknown party introduced Nile Perch into Lake Victoria, setting an ecological downward...more

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