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Luxury brand PPR backs human consumption doc

PPR, the French holding company with Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Puma and other luxury brands under its umbrella, has made the unusual choice to back Yann Arthus-Bertrand's human consumption documentary Home. PPR co-financed the production with French public broadcaster France 2 and the Qatar Foundation. The film takes a look at the human impact around the globe, including Spain, Africa and Dubai and was narrated by Glenn Close in English, and Salma Hayek in Spanish. It aired on the National Geographic Channel in the U.S. and the home video distribution is courtesy of News Corp.'s 20th Century Fox.
June 8, 2009

PPR, the French owner of luxury brands like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Puma, has made the unusual choice to back Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s human consumption documentary Home. PPR co-financed the production with French public broadcaster France 2 and the Qatar Foundation. The film takes a look at the human impact around the globe, and aired on the National Geographic Channel in the U.S. and the home video distribution is courtesy of News Corp.’s 20th Century Fox.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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