Film review: Fire in the Blood (PG)


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The Independent Culture

This campaigning documentary indicts the pharmaceutical giants that could have saved millions from AIDS in the developing world.

Instead, they protected their lucrative patents and ensured that anti-retroviral drugs were unaffordable to all but rich Westerners.

Change eventually came through the efforts of doctors, activists and high-profile supporters (Clinton, take a bow), but the naked greed of "Big Pharma" still hangs over the film like a poison cloud.