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Noam Chomsky



The 500-year-old book UTOPIA takes us on a
journey through the world of today. What starts as a quest for an original medieval print stolen by the
mafia in 2012 in Napels turn into a quest for the
meaning of the book. In an unique blend of fiction
and documentary BACK TO UTOPIA tells the story
of journalist Alex Dillen (Johan Leysen) and his
Professor Panludic (John Hurt). A story about past
choices and future decisions.


Alexander Dillen is a hard-bitten journalist who feels he has sold out. Prompted by the death of his
former Professor and mentor Peter Panludic, and
against the backdrop of the theft of a valuable early
edition of Thomas More’s book, he embarks on a
quest for UTOPIA, which takes him around the
world from the jungle in Peru, to the lush plains of
Mexico, the tropical heart of Africa and the
wasteland of Fukushima. BACK TO UTOPIA brings
him back to revisit people and stories he covered
unjustly in his search for personal acclaim.

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