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WASTE : THE NUCLEAR NIGHTMARE

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76', 98'
format hd
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Looking at the cases of France, Germany, the United States and Russia, this scientific and political report explores the taboo subject of nuclear power, particularly the darkest aspects of the latter.

Nuclear power is not without risks, its Achilles heel being nuclear waste.People are afraid of it, scientists cannot find an acceptable solution to the problem, industry companies are trying to reassure us and politicians avoid talking about it altogether.

But what do we really know about nuclear waste ? How can people have a clear vision of something that has always been shrouded in secrecy ?
In seeking "the truth about waste", this film aims to provide, for the very first time, the keys to understanding the choices which weigh heavily on the future of humanity.

Awards : 2010 : Prize for the Best Investigation & Current Affairs Documentary at the BANFF World Television Festival (Canada); Greenpeace Switzerland Prize at the Festival Du Film Vert 2010 (Switzerland); Silver Hérisson at the 24th Nature & Environnement International Film Festival (Grenoble - France).

Director(s) : GUERET (ERIC)

Producer(s) : ARTE FRANCE, BONNE PIOCHE

Production Year : 2009
Language(s) : German, English, French

Rights : DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, TV, VOD

Territories : Worldwide except French-speaking Belgium and the USA for TV rights.