In 2040, the economic collapse of the west is complete and the east is in full ascendance. North Americans now do the undesirable jobs to cater to wealthy eastern markets. A Chinese documentary show called Window On the World focuses a compassionate eye on these unlucky enough to have been born in the slums of Toronto in a special report entitled "Ghosts With Sh*t Jobs". Oscar is a digital janitor, and has to manually cover up logos for copyright reasons in the future's answer to Google StreetView. He doesn't feel like a garbageman -- more like a guy who works in a living museum. Gary and Karen are babymakers. They assemble robot baby dolls for the children of the wealthy in Asia. They're so indistinguishable from real babies that the crying, diapers and feeding of a half-dozen units at once is driving the couple a little crazy and straining their relationship. Anton and Toph are silk collectors. Twenty years ago a herd of gigantic spiders ran amok after a genelab outbreak, leaving behind buildings swathed in spider web silk. Although highly toxic and difficult to collect, people like Anton and Toph risk their lives to get it -- it's worth its weight in gold as an ultrastrong building material.Serina is human spam. She makes a living by mentioning brands in casual conversation. A chameleon and professionally skilled at reinvention, her good humour and friendliness is only skin deep -- beneath it is a cold and ruthless survivor. A FilmBuff Presentation.
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