MEGACITIES examines the unique infrastructure of seven iconic locations around the world. Mexico City situated in between
one of the world’s most earthquake prone hotspots and one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Mumbai, home to the
oldest stock exchange in Asia and the largest film industry in the world. Hong Kong, the most densely populated urban area
on the planet where East meets West and communism meets capitalism. Las Vegas, the manmade gambling mecca in the
middle of the desert that’s true power is electricity! London, home to the world’s busiest airspace and urban river, where
the streets are so jammed you have to pay for the privilege to drive on them. New York, the city that never sleeps which
boasts the most extensive subway system on earth carrying 4.5 million people each week and finally Paris, with the world’s
richest cuisine to its fabled sewage systems.
Through dramatic storytelling, unparalleled access and sophisticated computer graphics blended seamlessly with live
action, this superb documentary series takes viewers beyond the monuments and into the machinery that is the true, living
marvel of each mega city.
Release Date: 12 September 2011
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 156 minutes
Main Language: English