Rates of autism, cancer and infertility have risen along with the strategic deregulation of the chemical industry and its $52-million-per-year lobbying effort. Sean Penn introduces us to a band of unlikely activists with a personal stake in testing and regulating the chemicals we encounter daily.
Gare du Nord in Paris is a transit station for all those coming from the suburbs, the provinces or abroad. Accompanied by Simon Mérabet, the son of Algerian immigrants from the Var, Géographie humaine offers a series of brief meetings with individuals who recount their lives in just a few words.
In an elementary school is a home room teacher married to a board member of the prefecture’s All Japan Teachers. Because of cutbacks, however, she is asked to quit her job, but the real reason behind losing her job lies in the fact that her household is a two income family.
Glamorous Gloria Swanson dressed down for this story of a little Parisian thief. Toinette is the leader of a band of thieves called “the Wolves of Montmartre.” Dressed like a boy, she is known only as the Humming Bird and is wanted by the police.
Latest research shows the humpback whales’ song to be a weapon used in verbal exchanges between bulls fighting over females. These battles can sometimes turn physical, sometimes endangering mothers with vulnerable calves.
A wealthy industrialist and business man named Raj Singhania lives in Bombay, India. He reaches up with a music band in which Karan Malhotra is the leader and Priya is his right-hand and sweetheart. Karan finds that it is not easy to achieve one’s merit.