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508 Ratings

Darwin's Nightmare

Directed by Hubert Sauper
Austria, 2004
Documentary

Synopsis

A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers.

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Darwin's Nightmare Directed by Hubert Sauper

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2004 | Winner: Label Europa Cinemas

Academy Awards

2006 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

Toronto International Film Festival

2004

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2004

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