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PG| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Located just outside Rio de Janeiro, Jardim Gramacho, Brazil, is the world's largest garbage landfill. Modern artist Vik Muniz works with the so-called catadores, the men and women who pick through the refuse, to create art out of recycled materials. Muniz selects six of the garbage pickers to pose as subjects in a series of photographs mimicking famous paintings. In his desire to assist the catadores and change their lives, Muniz finds himself changed as well.

Cast: Vik Muniz

Directors: Lucy Walker , Karen Harley , João Jardim

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Arthouse Films

Waste Land (2010)

Release Date: October 29th, 2010|1 hr. 38 min.

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