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by Lucy Walker


Brazilian born artist Vik Muniz is internationally recognised for his series of works made from discarded materials including rubbish and food. Documentary maker Lucy Walker accompanies Muniz on a recent project, where he aims to give something back to Brazil's poorest people by creating art in collaboration with garbage pickers at Rio's Jardim Gramancho, the world's largest rubbish dump.

original title: Waste Land
country: United Kingdom, Brazil
year: 2010
genre: documentary
directed by: Lucy Walker
film run: 98'
release date: FR 23/03/2011
cinematography by: Dudu Miranda
film editing: Pedro Kos
music: Moby
producer: Angus Aynsley, Hank Levine, Peter Martin
production: Almega Projects, O2 Filmes
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