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  00:52:00  2011  Color  Sound

This film is a well-documented investigation concerning the environmental and sociological impact of diapers. It recounts the development of this emblematic invention of our modern world and its meaning facing dirtiness.
It also evokes the personal quest of the director, looking for an alternative which could be eco-friendly and would also respect the modern life constraints, through the observation of practices and solutions invented by other cultures.

Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of footages, animations and special effects.
Voice over and interviews (live sound). Original score (Fabi).
PersonnalitiesBADINTER Elisabeth; EPELBOIN Alain(Eco-Anthropologie et etnobiologie, UMR CNRS et MNHN, Paris)
VERT Michel(IBMM, UMR CNRS, Université Montpellier 1 et 2 et ENSCM, Montpellier); VAN DER VLIES Rosalinde; BRAZELTON Berry; SPARROW Joshua
Date of broadcasting31/10/2011 (RTBF)
Rediffusions2012/01/29 (Arte)   2012/02/01 (Arte)   2013/11/01 (Planète +)  
NotesIBMM : Institut des biomolécules Max Mousseron
MNHN : Muséum national d'histoire naturelle.


Ecology ; Sociology


France ; China

Technical Sheet
Item No.2885
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportHD Cam 16:9
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
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