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Bag It -- An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to the conclusion that our consumptive use of plastic has finally caught up to us, a

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1 September 2011 (USA) See more »
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Is your life too plastic?
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An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know... See more » | Full synopsis »
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An excellent, thought-provoking, but still enjoyable documentary See more (6 total) »

Cast

 
Jeb Berrier ... Jeb Berrier
Jared Blumenfeld ... Himself
Martin Bourque ... Himself
Michael Braungart ... Himself

David Chameides ... Himself
Theo Colborn ... Herself
Richard Conlin ... Himself

Peter Coyote ... Himself
Linden Dahlkemper ... Herself
Sylvia Earle ... Herself
Marcus Eriksen ... Himself
Eric Goldstein ... Himself
Elizabeth Griffin ... Herself
Scott Harrison ... Himself
Dan Imhoff ... Himself
Chris Jordan ... Himself
John Klavitter ... Himself
Annie Leonard ... Herself
Brady Montz ... Himself
Charles Moore ... Himself
Wallace J. Nichols ... Himself

Christine Quinn ... Herself
Anne Reeser ... Anne Reeser
Ellie Rose ... Herself
Sharon Rowe ... Herself
Elizabeth Royte ... Herself
Fredric Scheer ... Himself
Erika Schreder ... Herself
Rebecca Sutton ... Herself
Shanna Swan ... Herself
Beth Terry ... Herself
Richard Thompson ... Himself
Fred vom Saal ... Himself

Paul Watson ... Himself
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Directed by
Suzan Beraza 
 
Writing credits
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Michelle Curry Wright 

Produced by
Michelle Hill .... producer
Judith Kohin .... executive producer
Alexa Warren .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Larry Groupé 
 
Film Editing by
Suzan Beraza 
Casey Nay 
 
Art Direction by
Casey Nay 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Hurst .... second unit director
 
Animation Department
Heather Crank .... animator
Darren Hawk .... animation
 
Music Department
Valentina Mitzkat .... composer: additional music
 
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Brenda Short Brouillet .... production assistant
 

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74 min
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An excellent, thought-provoking, but still enjoyable documentary, 12 March 2013
Author: runamokprods from US

The combination of a light touch and humor, real emotion (halfway into filming the on-screen narrator finds he is going to have a baby, so suddenly the issue involved gets much more personal), intelligent presentation of facts without screaming in your ear or overstatement, and the (sadly comic) attempts to be balanced and get the chemical industry to go on the record add up to a much more enjoyable and effective environmental documentary than most.

This is the kind of film that makes you want to change your own habits, and believe you can make a difference, while never feeling like you're sitting through a 'this is good for you' lecture. It reminded me of Michael Moore's documentaries, in its playful tone about a serious issue, but this has a lighter, less sarcastic, more lovable hand.

This would also be a terrific educational tool for 'tweens and teens (there's probably a bit too much slightly, good natured ribald humor for little kids, and some of the sad images of wildlife killed or injured by plastics might be a bit upsetting.

Kudos to all involved for this timely and important work that will certainly effect my relationship to plastics in my world.

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