Life Running Out of Control

2004-Bertram Verhaag: In the mid 1980s, scientists unlocked the genetic keys to manipulating our world.  They made us think that there would be no more hunger or malnutrition; But twenty years on the situation looks very different. From the loss of biodiversity to health scares about GM food, the effects of genetic technology are prompting more and more debate. Across the world, multinationals like Monsanto are meeting with unexpected resistance to their genetically modified products. Renowned filmmakers Bertram Verhaag and Gabriele Krober sets out on a global journey to explore the development of genetic technology.

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