Running Time: 90 minutes
Terry Schwartz, Tod Darling
"An original, humorous look at the issue of rainforest destruction. Captures some of the
paradoxes involved in saving tropical forests."
"A wonderful piece of work that endows its big subject - the rain forest - with humane touches."
- Arizona Daily Star
- Best of Festival Winner, Louisville Film and Video Festival
- Gold Plaque, Chicago International Film Festival
- Sundance Film Festival
- London International Film Festival
Tired of filming TV commercials, two well-intentioned Los Angeles
"camera guys" decide to do their part for the environment by exposing the
villains responsible for destroying the rainforests. Along the way they meet
a range of paradoxical characters including poor people who cut down forests
to survive, environmentalists trying to import an "ecological" sawmill,
timber companies campaigning for reforestation, and Hollywood
producers who use rainforest plywood to build their sets.
Through their humorous adventures and irreverent
style, the filmmakers illuminate a serious subject in an entertaining