Examines the overseas marketing of pharmaceuticals that are banned or restricted for use in the countries where they are produced. Drug firms often export these products with improper instructions and warnings. Thus the medications are sold or prescribed by Third World pharmacists or physicians who are unaware of dangerous side-effects including irreversible sex changes, blindness, paralysis and even death, for thousands of innocent victims.
Made in 1981 this film reflects the cultural attitudes of the country and language of the time it was made. The issues raised are timeless. The film quality may not be to modern standards.
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