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Country  France
4.7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Running time  1h 40m
Language  EnglishFrench
8 (2008 film) movie poster
Director  Abderrahmane SissakoGael Garcia BernalMira NairGus Van SantJan KounenGaspar NoeJane CampionWim Wenders
Release date  October 23, 2008 (2008-10-23) (Rome Film Festival)
Writer  Regine Abadia (segment), Jane Campion (segment), Erin Dignam (segment), Gael Garcia Bernal (segment), Jan Kounen (segment), Suketu Mehta (segment), Rashida Mustafa (segment), Gaspar Noe (segment), Abderrahmane Sissako (segment), Wim Wenders (segment)
Cast  Nigist Anteneh (Tiya (segment "Tiya's Dream")), Tefera Gizaw (Tiya's father (segment "Tiya's Dream")), Fekadu Kebede (Teacher (segment "Tiya's Dream")), Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson (Father (segment "The Letter")), Hringur Ingvarsson (Son (segment "The Letter")), Dieudonne Ilboudo (Man (segment "SIDA"))
Genres  Drama, Social problem film
Music director  Mychael Danna, Rob Simonsen
Similar movies  Gaspar Noe directed 8 and Enter the Void
Tagline  What do you think you are willing to do?

8 is an anthology film consisting of eight short films centered on the eight Millennium Development Goals.

Contents

"8" Movie Trailer


Topics

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Eight directors had "carte blanche" to treat one of the eight topics:

  • Segment by Abderrahmane Sissako: Tiya's Dream (Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger)
  • Segment by Gael García Bernal: The Letter (Achieve universal primary education)
  • Segment by Mira Nair: How Can It Be? (Promote gender equality and empower women)
  • Segment by Gus Van Sant: Mansion on the Hill (Reduce child mortality rate)
  • Segment by Jan Kounen: The Story of Panshin Beka (Improve maternal health)
  • Segment by Gaspar Noé: SIDA (Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases)
  • Segment by Jane Campion: The Water Diary (Ensure environmental sustainability)
  • Segment by Wim Wenders: Person to Person (Develop a global partnership for development)
  • References

    8 (2008 film) Wikipedia
    8 (2008 film) IMDb8 (2008 film) themoviedb.org


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