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    Unique ID Code: 0000110673
    Added by: 1 Giant Leap
    Added on: 28/11/2008 13:26
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    1 Giant Leap - What About Me?

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    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 346 mins
    Retail Price: 7.98
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    Content Type: Musical Recording

    One Giant Leap have created a unique music, TV and film project. What About Me? is the culmination of 4 years work visiting 50 global locations collecting wisdom and musical jewels.

    It's an inspiring and alarming look at our collective insanity: how we are ego-driven, needy in relationships, insatiable in desire, addicted to status, wounded by childhood and unable to stop thinking, but how we still manage to be inspired and creative.

    The backbone of the project is the music that One Giant Leap make. They start with pre-composed backing tracks in a laptop studio.

    The music grows as each layer is added, seamlessly mixing international stars like Alanis Morissette, KD Lang and Michael Franti, with Bedouin Musicians, Chinese rappers, Gabonese Pygmies, Tuvan throat singers, Egyptian folk musicians, Japanese taiko drummers, and also the royalty of today's world music scene including Baaba Maal, Lila Downs, Rokia Traore, Oumou Sangare, Zap Mama, all expanding on the same One Giant Leap musical vision.

    While Duncan & Jamie sought out wisdom from the likes of Noam Chomsky, Eckhart Tolle & Stephen Fry and the cream of the worlds thinkers, writers, and entertainers they also met many people just getting on with their lives - gravediggers, taxi drivers, brain surgeon's, street kids. Unscripted, with no storyboard, these conversations all reveal how we are connected not only through our creativity and our beliefs but most of all through our madness! When Duncan & Jamie left on their global journey they thought they were in control but how could they predict what would happen

    Special Features:
    Exclusive interviews and conversations with celebrities including Susan Sarendon, Tim Robbins, Stephen Fry, Bob Geldof, Noam Chomksy, Deepak Chopra, Eckhart Tolle, Billy Conooly, Neale Donald WalschTom Robbins, Ram Das ....

    And never before heard tracks featuring Will Young, Carlos Santana, Lila Downs, KD Lang, Alanis Morissette, Zam Mama, Baba Maal, Michael Stipe, Maxi Jazz, Michael Franti, Michael Stipe

    Double Disc Set:

    12 Short Films - Each exploring a big life theme
    2 Hour Movie - Follows the journey from childhood through old age and beyond
    7 TV episodes - Fast pace version whips the viewer around the world following Jamie and Duncan as they meet their heroes and find some new ones along the way
    Stills gallery - featuring 1 Giant Leap music and shots from their global journey

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    Directed By:
    Jamie Catto
    Duncan Bridgeman

    Written By:

    (in alphabetical order)
    Noam Chomsky ... Himself
    Deepak Chopra ... Himself
    Stewart Copeland ... Himself
    Bhagavan Das ... Himself
    Krishna Das ... Himself
    Ram Dass ... Himself
    Marie Daulne ... Herself
    Lila Downs ... Herself
    J.P. Dunleavy ... Himself
    Bela Fleck ... Himself
    Michael Franti ... Himself
    Bob Geldof ... Himself
    Maxi Jazz ... Himself
    Naomi Klein ... Herself
    k.d. lang ... Herself
    Daniel Lanois ... Himself
    Ronu Majumdar ... Himself
    Baaba Mall ... Himself
    Grant Lee Phillips ... Himself
    Eddi Reader ... Herself
    Tom Robbins ... Himself
    Gabrielle Roth ... Herself
    Carlos Santana ... Himself
    Speech ... Himself
    Michael Stipe ... Himself
    Eckhart Tolle ... Himself
    Neale Donald Walsch ... Himself
    Marianne Williamson ... Herself
    Will Young ... Himself

    Soundtrack By:
    Jamie Catto
    Duncan Bridgeman

    Music From:
    Will Young, Carlos Santana, Lila Downs, KD Lang, Alanis Morissette, Zam Mama, Baba Maal, Michael Stipe, Maxi Jazz, Michael Franti, Michael Stipe

    Director of Photography:
    Ben Cole

    Isabelle Fournet
    D. Ze'ev Gilad
    Daniel Garcia Robles
    Itai Segev

    Visual Effects:
    Dominic Jones .... cinematographer: second unit

    Jamie Catto
    Duncan Bridgeman

    Executive Producer:
    Simon Fuller


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