TRASHED : A DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM BY BLENHEIM FILMS WITH JEREMY IRONS
Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons is no stranger to taking centre stage. But his next role, in a documentary highlighting solutions to the pressing environmental problems facing us all, could well be his most important yet.
We've made this movie because there are so many people who feel strongly the urgent need for the problem of 'waste' and 'sustainability' to be addressed. There is an equally urgent need for the most imaginative and productive solutions to this troublesome subject to be understood and shared by as many communities as possible throughout the world.
This is where movies can play such an important role, educating society, bringing 'difficult' subjects to the broadest possible audience.Read more…
CANDIDA BRADY (WRITER/DIRECTOR)
This film had to be made for so many reasons. My own reasons are as complicated as the issue of waste itself and range from spending much of my childhood ill in bed with asthma to, as a mother, worrying about the effect our toxic legacy is having on our children.
But it was researching the work of some extraordinary people who have been dealing with the issue of waste for years that finally compelled me to make this film, come what may; Professor Paul Connett, Captain Charles Moore, Professor Ana Soto...Read more…
VANGELIS (FILM SCORE COMPOSER)
I have always been interested in environmental issues, the natural life and the cultural environment. It's not the first time that I've been involved in similar matters. The subject of the documentary, which deals with the serious problem of the sustainability of our planet attracted my attention immediately. The involvement of my friend Jeremy Irons, made my interest even stronger.
I hope that Candida Brady and the rest of the team's noble efforts will have a substantial impact, for our planet's benefit.Read more…
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