Two Worlds Collide (2016/First Run DVD)
C Sound: C Extras: D Documentary: B+
is a film on the Peruvian Government, it's people, and the
governments who want to do big business and oil with foreign
resources. While the Peruvian Government sees it only as a stepping
stone on to the world stage and as a way to boost their economy, the
native indigenous sees it as a destruction of their way of life. As
as they are unable to come to an accord, both sides erupts into
deadly violence in Heidi Brandenburg & Mathew Orzel's When
Two Worlds Collide
film is the documentary of how modern 'progress' works. The Peruvian
Government and leaders want more power, more money for it's people
and will do anything to bring foreign aid and business to it's
country, BUT they are willing to ignore the will of it's indigenous
native people. While the natives have started out as peaceful, they
became violent when the police open fired on the protesters. Now,
both sides continue to use hostages, each side views itself as
'victims' and there is no peace.
is probably a testament to oil companies and how business is
conducted by government superpowers, their hand are kept clean
because it is foreign government protecting their (American)
interests, and it is not their environment and waters being polluted.
Governments promises modernization, modern comforts and easier
living for the people. Government leaders enrich themselves and hope
their business and sins will be buried under red tape and will be
forgotten in time. As long as they control a majority vote in the
office, they can control/repress it's people and the change the
country's history. Will this situation ever change?
anamorphically enhanced 1.78 X 1 image and lossy Dolby Digital 2.0
Stereo are a bit weak and rough, but that's unavoidably inherent to
the production. There are sadly no extras.