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8 (2008)

100 min | Drama

8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.
Directors
Jane Campion (segments: The Water Diary) | Gael García Bernal (segments: The Letter) | Jan Kounen (segments: The story of Panshin Beka) | Mira Nair (segments: How can it be?) & 4 more
Writers
Regine Abadia (segments: The Story of Panshin Beka) | Jane Campion (segments: The Water Diary) | Erin Dignam (segments: Person to Person) | Gael García Bernal (segments: The Letter) & 6 more
Producers
Ami Boghani (segments: How Can It Be?) | Franck-Nicolas Chelle (segments: Tiya's Dream) | David Allen Cress (segments: Mansion on the Hill) (as David Cress) | Pablo Cruz (segments: The Letter) & 13 more
Composers
Mark Bradshaw (segments: The Water Diary) | Mychael Danna (segments: how can it be ?) | Jean-Jacques Hertz (segments: The Story of Panshin Beka) | Nicolas Jorelle & 5 more
Cinematographers
Greig Fraser (segments: The Water Diary) | Dominique Gentil (segments: Tiya's Dream) | Rain Li (segments: The Letter) (as Kathy Li) | Gaspar Noé (segments: SIDA) & 2 more
Editors
Nadia Ben Rachid (segments: Tiya's Dream) | Marc Boucrot (segments: SIDA) | Anny Danché (segments: The story of Panshin Beka) | Allyson C. Johnson (segments: How can it be?) (as Allyson Johnson) & 4 more
Casting Directors
Doug Mangskau | Cindy Tolan (segments: how can it be?)
Production Designers
Sebastian Soukup (segments: Person to Person) | Adam Stockhausen (segments: How Can it be?)
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Budget
€4,000,000
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Release date
Oct 2009 (United States)

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59 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Nigist Anteneh
Tiya (segment "Tiya's Dream") Tiya (segment "Tiya's Dream")   See fewer
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Tefera Gizaw
Tiya's father (segment "Tiya's Dream") Tiya's father (segment "Tiya's Dream")   See fewer
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Fekadu Kebede
Teacher (segment "Tiya's Dream") Teacher (segment "Tiya's Dream")   See fewer
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Ingvar Sigurdsson
Father (segment "The Letter") (as Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson) Father (segment "The Letter") (as Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson)   See fewer
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Hringur Ingvarsson
Son (segment "The Letter") Son (segment "The Letter")   See fewer
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Dieudonne Ilboudo
Man (segment "SIDA") Man (segment "SIDA")   See fewer
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Konkona Sen Sharma
Zeinab (segment "How can it be ?") Zeinab (segment "How can it be ?")   See fewer
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Ranvir Shorey
Arif (segment "How can it be ?") Arif (segment "How can it be ?")   See fewer
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Birsa Chatterjee
Son (segment "How can it be?") Son (segment "How can it be?")   See fewer
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Alice Englert
Ziggy (segment "The Water Diary") Ziggy (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Tintin Marova Kelly
Sam (segment "The Water Diary") Sam (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Isidore Tillers
Felicity Miles (segment "The Water Diary") Felicity Miles (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Harry Greenwood
Simon (segment "The Water Diary") Simon (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Geneviève Lemon
Pam Garner (segment "The Water Diary") Pam Garner (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Miranda Jakich
Mrs. Miles (segment "The Water Diary") Mrs. Miles (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Justine Clarke
Mother (segment "The Water Diary") Mother (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Russell Dykstra
Father (segment "The Water Diary") Father (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Ian Abdulla
Lunch Guest (segment "The Water Diary") Lunch Guest (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Di Adams
Lunch Guest (segment "The Water Diary") Lunch Guest (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Chris Haywood
Lunch Guest (segment "The Water Diary") Lunch Guest (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Clayton Jacobson
Lunch Guest (segment "The Water Diary") Lunch Guest (segment "The Water Diary")   See fewer
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Loydi Hucshva Haynas
Panshin Beka (segment "The story of Panshin Beka") Panshin Beka (segment "The story of Panshin Beka")   See fewer
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Olivia Aravelo Lomos
Nonna (segment "The story of Panshin Beka") Nonna (segment "The story of Panshin Beka")   See fewer
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Denis Rafael Barbaran
Marito (segment "The story of Panshin Beka") Marito (segment "The story of Panshin Beka")   See fewer
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Auristela Brito Valles
Panshin Beka's friend (segment "The story of Panshin Beka") Panshin Beka's friend (segment "The story of Panshin Beka")   See fewer
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Pendo Duku
(segment "Person to Person") (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Tsehaie Kidane
(segment "Person to Person") (as Tsehaie Abraham Kidane) (segment "Person to Person") (as Tsehaie Abraham Kidane)   See fewer
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Megan Gay
Ronda (segment "Person to Person") Ronda (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Bhasker Patel
(segment "Person to Person") (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Robert Seeliger
(segment "Person to Person") (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Ian T. Dickinson
Frank (segment "Person to Person") Frank (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Tomas Spencer
Seymour (segment "Person to Person") Seymour (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Gerhard Gutberlet
(segment "Person to Person") (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Aminata M. Kalokoh
(segment "Person to Person") (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Mena Z. Kalokoh
(segment "Person to Person") (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Augusto Aguilera
Lender (segment "Person to Person") Lender (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Aba Arthur
African Borrower (segment "Person to Person") African Borrower (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Bob Geldof
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Melissa Butts
Lender (segment "Person to Person") Lender (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Youssou N'Dour
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Campino
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Lavetta Cannon
African Borrower (segment "Person to Person") African Borrower (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Luis Fernandez-Gil
Guatemalan Borrower (segment "Person to Person") Guatemalan Borrower (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Yolanda Hester
African Borrower (segment "Person to Person") African Borrower (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Michael Lehr
Lender (segment "Person to Person") Lender (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Angela Malhotra
Borrower - East Indian (segment "Person to Person") Borrower - East Indian (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Marta Cross
Costa Rican Borrower (segment "Person to Person") (as Marta McGonagle) Costa Rican Borrower (segment "Person to Person") (as Marta McGonagle)   See fewer
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Vanessa Paul
The Lender (segment "Person to Person") The Lender (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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ShaiFali
Borrower- East Indian (segment "Person to Person") (as Shaifali Ratti) Borrower- East Indian (segment "Person to Person") (as Shaifali Ratti)   See fewer
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K. Harrison Sweeney
Lender (segment "Person to Person") (as Kharrison Sweeney) Lender (segment "Person to Person") (as Kharrison Sweeney)   See fewer
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Charlie Charles
Lender 'Person to Person' Lender 'Person to Person'   See fewer
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Constance Ejuma
African Borrower (segment "Person to Person" African Borrower (segment "Person to Person"   See fewer
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Susanne Geier
(segment "Person to Person") (as Susanne Herrmann) (segment "Person to Person") (as Susanne Herrmann)   See fewer
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Grace Matias
Lawyer Lawyer   See fewer
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Pendo Nyinondi
African Borrower 'Person to Person' (as Pendo) African Borrower 'Person to Person' (as Pendo)   See fewer
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Jessica Shelby
(segment "Person to Person") (segment "Person to Person")   See fewer
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Jennifer Popagain
Panamanian Borrower (segment "Person to Person") (uncredited) Panamanian Borrower (segment "Person to Person") (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.8 / 10 | 769 votes