Film synopsis: With Earth an ecological disaster, a corporation sets its sights on the distant planet Pandora, which possesses a mineral that can be used as a valuable energy source. To overcome the resistance of the planet’s indigenous population, the Na’vi, former Marine Jake Sully is sent to infiltrate the society as a part-human, part-Na’vi avatar who can operate on Pandora while Jake himself remains in a twilight sleep.
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Creating the World of Pandorahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o47vlm603QM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11DLOVLj8xo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXX_yaDVLk8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gf-D66t2AjM
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