PARADISE WAR

By Niklaus Hilber

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Title: PARADISE WAR
Original title: BRUNO MANSER
Director: Niklaus Hilber
Cast: Sven Schelker, Nick Kelesau, Elizabeth Ballang
Genre: Drama
Duration: 141 min
Language: English
Additional Languages: Deutsch
Country of origin: Switzerland
Scriptwriter: Niklaus Hilber, Patrick Tönz, David Clemens
Cinematographer: Matthias Reisser
Editor: Claudio Cea
Production Company: A Film Company,
Producers: Valentin Greutert
Production year: 2019
Budget EUR: 5.2M
Film status: Internationally Premiered

1984: Searching for an experience that goes deeper than the superficiality of modern civilisation, Bruno Manser travels into the jungles of Borneo and finds it with the nomadic Penan tribe. It is an encounter that changes his life forever. When the existence of the Penan is threatened by relentless deforestation, Manser takes up the fight against logging with courage and determination that makes him one of the most renowned and credible environmentalists of his time. Eventually, it costs him everything. Music by Academy Award Winning composer Gabriel Yared.

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