The Lost Paradise

The Lost Paradise is a short documentary that tells about a rare rags to riches to rags story of a tiny Pacific nation of Nauru. It tells how Nauru, through phosphate mining, became the world's richest nation per capita and how corruption, exploitation of environmental resources, poor decisions, and a musical made it one of the poorest countries in the world.

  • Tanmay Srivastava
    Director
    90 Days To Leave
  • Zach Boynton
    Writer
    Life’s A Blur
  • Judi Carreon
    Writer
    90 Days To Leave
  • Tanmay Srivastava
    Producer
    90 Days To Leave
  • Alain Azoulay
    Producer
    90 Days To Leave, The Redeemer
  • Alain Azoulay
    Key Cast
    "Narrator"
    90 Days To Leave
  • Ben Pearson
    Sound Engineering
  • Lam Yuen
    Sound Engineering
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 12, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    Nauru
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Tanmay Srivastava

Tanmay Srivastava is an Indian film director, producer, and editor from Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. He is best known for his documentaries Black Water, 90 Days To Leave, and The Bund. He started making documentaries in 2015 when he was 11 years old. He has created over 14 documentaries and 3 short films with international cooperation and has won over 10 awards at film festivals around the world. He is a freshman at the University of Cincinnati. He's a member of the British National Youth Film Academy and the Raindance Film Festival. He is the CEO of Synergy Productions and Executive Director at Infinity Pictures United Kingdom.

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