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Mega Cities: 12 Geschichten Vom Uberleben

  • Release Date: Aug 12, 1998
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Michael Glawogger


In the tradition of (1961), this Austrian-Swiss documentary captures the eccentric underside of human behavior in a variety of slum settings throughout the world -- Moscow (subway thieves, a downbeat detox clinic, depressing life of a female factory-worker), Mexico City (family dining on chicken-feet soup, customers groping a nightclub stripper, dogs at dawn in a garbage dump), New York (a street hustler, a radio call-in show), Bombay (back-alley poverty, waders in polluted rivers). Made with a blow-up...more