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by Eric Black, Frauke Sandig


The film investigates the future as it exists today in Los Angeles. Following a cast of bigger-than-life, often funny, characters, the viewer encounters wealthy sperm bank presidents, expectant surrogate mothers, gene researchers, radio talk show hosts, NASA scientists, infertile suburban couples, just-born and now-adult designer babies, blonde, blue-eyed egg donors and feminist lawyers. The film warns of the coming dangers this brave new world poses to race relations, dividing society into genetic haves and have-nots.

original title: Frozen Angel
country: Germany, United States
year: 2005
genre: documentary
directed by: Eric Black, Frauke Sandig
release date: DE 27/10/2005, FR 14/03/2006
screenplay: Eric Black, Frauke Sandig
cinematography by: Eric Black
film editing: Silke Botsch
music: Zoe Keating, Johannes Koeniger, Thomas Mävers, Jörg Seibold
producer: Frauke Sandig
production: Umbrella Films, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), France 3 Cinéma, ITVS/San Francisco, YLE/Helsinki
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