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The 11th Hour (2007)

A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.

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(as Leila Conners Petersen),

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Kenny Ausubel ...
Thom Hartmann ...
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Sandra Postel ...
Herself - Director, Global Water Policy Project
Paul Stamets ...
Himself - Mycologist, Author, Mycelium Running
David Orr ...
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Oren Lyons ...
Andrew C. Revkin ...
Himself - Author & Science Reporter, New York Times (as Andy Revkin)
Sylvia Earle ...
Herself - Oceanographer, Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic Society
Paul Hawken ...
Himself - Author, Environmentalist, Entrepreneur
Janine Benyus ...
Herself - Author, Biomimicry
Stuart Pimm ...
Himself - Professor of Conservation Ecology, Duke University
Paolo Soleri ...
Himself - Architect, Founder of Arcosanti
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A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.

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Turn mankind's darkest hour into its finest See more »

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10 October 2007 (Philippines)  »

Also Known As:

La última hora  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$60,853, 19 August 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$703,464, 30 September 2007
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In the caption describing a U.S. Senate hearing on oil company profits, one of the testifying companies is misspelled: "ExxonMobile." The correct spelling is ExxonMobil. See more »

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[last lines]
Oren Lyons: What if we choose to eradicate ourselves from this Earth, by whatever means? The Earth goes nowhere. And in time, it will regenerate, and all the lakes will be pristine. The rivers, the waters, the mountains, everything will be green again. It'll be peaceful. There may not be people, but the Earth will regenerate. And you know why? - Because the Earth has all the time in the world and we don't. So I think that's where we're at, right now.
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Heed the warning
22 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

The best thing about this film was the fact that it did not focus on the Earth's destruction, but on man's eventual demise as a species. The earth with survive our rape and plunder. It has been here for 4.5 billion years, while we have been here but 150,000. We will eventually join the 99.999% of the species that have lived on this planet and who are now extinct. How quickly we join them is up to us, but we will eventually go the way of the dinosaur.

Through our heavy consumption and trash creation, we are rapidly stripping all of the resources from the Earth and polluting what we don't consume. Soon, we will be faced with the inevitable - it's all gone. If you haven't seen "A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash," then it should be on your list as a "must see." Along with "An Inconvenient Truth," this film tells us what will happen if we stay the course.

The only fault I found in the film was the rapidity with which it presented information. This stuff needs to be digested slowly, and we got it rapid fire. Still, it is an important addition to the story of humankind and how we are planning our own destruction.


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