Polluting Paradise

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Polluting Paradise
Müll im Garten Eden.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Fatih Akın
Produced by Fatih Akın
Cinematography Hervé Dieu
Release date
  • 18 May 2012 (2012-05-18) (Cannes)
  • 6 December 2012 (2012-12-06) (Germany)
Running time
97 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Polluting Paradise (German: Der Müll im Garten Eden, also known as Garbage in the Garden of Eden) is a 2012 German documentary film directed by Fatih Akın. The film was screened in the Special Screenings section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.[1] It focuses on the Turkish village of Çamburnu in Sürmene, which has been turned into a rubbish dump by the government.[2]


  1. ^ "2012 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Polluting Paradise: Cannes Review". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 

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