Manufactured Landscapes movie poster. Blue Ice Pictures.

Manufactured Landscapes

Feature Film
Zeitgeist Films, Mongrel Media


This documentary reveals the gritty underside of industrial landscapes. Photographer Edward Burtynsky explores the subtle beauty amid the waste generated by slag heaps, dumps and factories. Memorable scenes include a Chinese iron factory where employees are berated to produce faster, and shots of children playing atop piles of dangerous debris.