In the Southernmost part of the United States, where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Atlantic, we find the Florida Keys: a coral cay archipelago formed of 1700 islands, 250 kilometres long. It’s a veritable paradise, attracting more than 3 million tourists a year, including the American mega-rich.
In this film, we discover the extravagant party “fantasy fest”, where the only rule is to lose yourself and have fun, and at the other end of the spectrum, the religious activists who oppose the hedonistic celebration. We also meet José, pushed out of his home by rising rents, as a result of the region’s popularity. Some Floridians, already made homeless, live in makeshift camps on an abandoned island.
We learn of the severe hurricanes and the effects of global warming on the beautiful natural environment: shore erosion and the decline of the barrier reef, and meet the people trying to help.
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