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Life After People (2008)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary, Sci-Fi  |  21 January 2008 (USA)
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Visit the ghostly villages surrounding Chernobyl (abandoned by humans after the 1986 nuclear disaster), travel to remote islands off the coast of Maine to search for abandoned towns that have vanished from view in only a few decades, then head beneath the streets of New York to see how subway tunnels may become watery canals. A visual journey, LIFE AFTER PEOPLE is a thought provoking adventure that combines movie-quality visual effects with insights from experts in the fields of engineering, botany, ecology, biology, geology, climatology, and archeology to demonstrate how the very landscape of our planet will change in our absence. Written by dmh

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There is an footage file. In which clip, appears a worker working and walking on a bridge support wire and then the worker disappears (is digitally removed), but his shadow on the surface of the bridge support wire is not cleared and continues walking. See more »

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Narrator: What would happen if every human being on Earth disappeared? At some point in the future, this could be the fate of our planet. This isn't the story of how we might vanish, it is the story of what happens to the world we leave behind.
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Should be on the Sci-fi Channel
26 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As it's based on scientific conjecture anyway. Where's history where's there no people to live it? And no I don't believe the monkeys will evolve. Yep, swap this with Sci-Fi Channel's Ghost Hunters which deals with histories of sites and lives. History's movers and shakers must be they so desperate to get it's emphasis off WWII they'll leap on anything—and such a stupid pointless anything. I've tried watching and I just can't. It goes over the same progression—One day , month, year....Blah. And it's mostly CGI—make a video game out it please. I'm giving it a 3 for the animal shots that said it could be transplanted to Animal Planet. Please History drop this; make more episodes of "Gangland", much needed new episodes of "Civil War Journal" hey even "Modern Marvels" which though I don't like all that much it provides the background of inventions. If it has to stay on History it should be a series shown on random occasions—weekly doesn't work to for me.


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