Documentary - Completed 2009

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • Director(s)
    • Writer(s)
    • Isabelle DELANNOY, Erik ORSENNA
    • Producer(s)
    • Denis CAROT (Elzévir Films), Luc BESSON (EuropaCorp)
    • Synopsis
    • Who else than Yann Arthus-Bertrand, the photographer who made you contemplate the most beautiful and unseen landscapes of our planet captured from the above, could deliver an objective, sincere and unbiaised tribute feature to our Planet ? Exclusively filmed from the above, this travel book will lead us round-the-world to the most astonishing, but also wounded, landscapes, provoking an intense emotion, as a wonderful, breathtaking and unforgettable journey from the depth of the Australian coral reef to the top of the Kilimanjaro mountains, from the Amazonian forest to the desert of Gobi, from the cotton fields of Texas to the industrialized city of Shanghai... and far beyond. But also evidencing a concrete view of the challenges our Planet has to face for a sustainable development : global warming, deforestation, the loss of biodiversity and the resources exhaustions, but also such positive developments as an increasing democracy, that of our incomes, the raise of our life expectancy and the progress of education. All our actions will have a consequence… just as a boomerang. The amazing story of the tied relationship between Man and Nature, an harmony becoming more and more fragile...