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Australia / USA, 2010 (MIFF 2010, Homegrown)

Director: Mark Lewis

“Rarely has an ecological menace appeared as entertaining.” - Hollywood Reporter

Frog-marching their way across the nation for the last 75 years, these amphibian invaders have multiplied from a mere 102 - introduced in the 30s to kill sugar-cane-devouring beetles - to numbers estimated in excess of 1.5 billion. In a follow up to his 1988 documentary Cane Toads: An Unnatural History, filmmaker Mark Lewis returns to the pest that took on the nation and won.

Featuring interviews with a collection of outback heroes making a quick buck on the back of the beast, this documentary - in toad-tastic 3D - takes a humorous look at Australia's greatest ever environmental error.

D/P/S Mark Lewis Dist Radio Pictures TD 3D DCP/2010

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