Cameron sees metaphor for Earth in `Avatar`
LONDON (AFP) – Its story unfolds on an alien planet in the 22nd century, but director James Cameron says his new film "Avatar" is a metaphor for the way humankind treats Earth today.
Cameron joined stars Sigourney Weaver, Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Stephen Lang for Thursday`s premiere of the science fiction epic in London, ahead of its worldwide release next week.
Set on a distant planet called Pandora, in the heart of a vast tropical forest, it recounts how strife erupts between an indigenous tribe and an Earth-based consortium pillaging for a precious mineral.
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