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Utopia (2014)
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Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a tribute to those political leaders who have somehow managed to take a long-term vision and use it for short-term gain.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense
Plot: political satire, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, office, workplace humor, bureaucracy, satire, politics, government agency, incompetence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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