Paradise War

The true story of the environmental activist Bruno Manser with Sven Schelker (The Circle), who fights with the natives of Borneo against the deforestation of the jungle.

In search of an experience beyond the superficiality of modern civilization, Bruno Manser travels to the jungle of Borneo in 1984 - and finds his fulfilment in the nomadic tribe of the Penan.

It is an encounter that changes his life forever. From now on, Manser will stand up for the people threatened by deforestation: his courage as well as his tireless commitment and will to change make Manser one of the most famous and credible environmental activists of his time - and ultimately cost him everything.

Dieser Film ist ein Spielfilm, jedoch mit dem Anspruch um möglichst akkurate Nachstellung.

Director(s): Niklaus Hilber
Script: Niklaus Hilber, Patrick Tänz, David Clemens
Production: A Film Company GmbH, Valentin Greutert, Das Kollektiv für audiovisuelle Werke Gmbh, SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Teleclub AG, Superfilm Filmproduktions GmbH
Music: Gabriel Yared
Actors: Sven Schelker, Nick Kelesau, Elizabeth Ballang, Matthew Crowley, David Ka-Shing Tse, Benjamin Mathis
Year: 2019
Duration: 142 min
Our age recommendation: 12
Language (audio): German, English
Country of origin: Switzerland
Shooting Locations: Switzerland, Malaysia
Screening rights: Ascot Elite Home Entertainment AG (Switzerland) | TrustNordisk ()


Main topic(s): Human Potential Natural Resources & Mining
Secondary topics: courage politics forest activism
Mentions: Bruno Manser Penan Sarawak BMF deforestation logging jungle wood blockades Borneo
Topic Page(s): Natural Resources & Mining Human Potential

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