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The Measure of Man

Production year: 2011 | 1*56 | Genres: Nature
Have we gone too far? Is it time to break the power of habit?
Origin country: Estonia
Production company: Testfilm Ltd.
Original title: The Measure of Man
Original language: English
Formats: HD

Is the environmental crisis really a crisis of environment or is it the crisis of our aspirations, values and habits?

We have spent a lot of energy to change the environment to meet our needs, our measure. Now we are prepared to spend even more to avoid the
consequences of the changes we have caused. But is it not the time for us to change ourselves? The story of environmental change is not about drought or floods, its characters are not politicians or public spokesmen. It is my story, your story, and the story that connects us both.

“The Measure of Man” captures the atmosphere of anticipation, change looming in the air, the end of story as they are experienced by a well-off lawyer Karam in the rush of Manhattan (NYC, USA), a young barber Serkan in the ancient town of Hasankeyf in Southern Anatolia, Turkey, Sinh Moun and his wife Bo Chiout - a family of fishermen - on pictorial Lake Tonlé Sap in the heart of Cambodia and Hannes, a publisher in the all-eco
quarter Vauban in Freiburg in Southern Germany.

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