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Life in a Day --  	A documentary shot by filmmakers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the 24th of July, 2010.
Life in a Day -- A documentary shot by filmmakers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the 24th of July, 2010.


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A documentary shot by film-makers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the twenty-fourth of July, 2010. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Hiroaki Aikawa ... Himself

Cindy Baer ... Herself
Teagan Bentley ... Herself
Ester Brym ... Herself (as Ester Brym Ortiz Guillen)
Cristina Bocchialini ... Herself
Jesse Brisendine ... Himself
Andrea Cunningham ... Herself
Shir Decker ... Himself
Jaap Dijkstra ... Himself
Ayman El Gazwy ... Himself
Boris Grishkevich ... Himself

Arsen Grigoryan ... Himself
Jennifer M. Howd ... Herself
Christopher Brian Heerdt ... Himself
Jane Haubrich ... Herself
David Jacques ... Himself
Brisendine Jesse ... Himself
Ranja Kamal ... Herself
Amelie Sara Kukucska ... Herself
Bob Liginski Jr. ... Himself
Catherine Liginski ... Herself
Zuqy ... Himself (as Cec Marquez)
Jack C. Marquez ... Himself

Kathleen Meyer ... Herself
Shahin Najafipour ... Himself
Fredeik Boje Mortensen ... Himself
Lilit Movsisyan ... Herself

Moica ... Herself (as Mojca Brecelj)
Ashley O'Dell ... Herself (as Ashley Meeks)
Emmanuelle Pickett ... Herself
Ian Service ... Himself

Drake Shannon ... Himself

Caryn Waechter ... Herself
Ildikó Zöldi ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Corey Browne ... Evan
Asher Wolf Darren ... Himself
Lorena Giménez

Andrea Kfoury ... Herself
Morgan Rhys ... Himself (as Morgan T. Rhys)

Directed by
Kevin Macdonald 
Hiroaki Aikawa (co-director)
Natalia Andreadis (co-director)
Jack Attridge (co-director)
Cristina Bocchialini (co-director)
Zillah Bowes (co-director)
Ferran Brooks (co-director)
Andrea Dalla Costa (co-director)
Lisa Cottrell-Bentley (co-director)
Alejo Crisóstomo (co-director)
Ayman El Gazwy (co-director)
Jane Haubrich (co-director)
Soma Helmi (co-director)
Jennifer M. Howd (co-director)
Aditya Kolli (co-director)
Gabor Kukucska (co-director)
Francesco La Regina (co-director)
Frederic Lumiere (co-director)
Marek Mackovic (co-director)
Linda Matarasso (co-director)
Kevin McMahon (co-director)
Joseph Michael (co-director)
Joaquin Montalvan (co-director)
Lilit Movsisyan (co-director)
Emmanuelle Pickett (co-director)
Alejandro Romeo (co-director)
Alaa Sheikh Hassan (co-director)
Marcus Tedenryd (co-director)
Zuqy (co-director) (as Cec Marquez)
Produced by
Jack Arbuthnott .... co-producer
Kaydee Dang .... co-producer
Caroline Gerard .... assistant producer
Ann Lynch .... line producer
Liza Marshall .... producer
Tim Partridge .... co-producer
Ridley Scott .... executive producer
Tony Scott .... executive producer
Original Music by
Harry Gregson-Williams 
Matthew Herbert 
Cinematography by
Cristina Bocchialini (co-cinematographer)
Ayman El Gazwy (co-cinematographer)
Soma Helmi (co-cinematographer)
Film Editing by
Joe Walker 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Haley Noelle Cummings .... assistant director
Sound Department
Hugo Adams .... sound editor
Niv Adiri .... sound effects editor
Ben Barker .... sound effects editor
Andrew Caller .... sound re-recording mixer
Danny Freemantle .... sound editor
Glenn Freemantle .... sound designer
Glenn Freemantle .... supervising sound editor
Tom Sayers .... sound designer
Ian Tapp .... sound editor
Ian Tapp .... sound re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Jonathan Alenskas .... visual effects
Luke Butler .... digital compositor
Tom Collier .... digital compositor
Neil Culley .... digital compositor
Stefan Drury .... head of visual effects
Sean Farrow .... visual effects supervisor
Matt Foster .... compositor: LipSync Post
Leo Neelands .... digital compositor
Asa Shoul .... digital colourist
Daniel Spain .... systems engineer
Angela Stanley .... digital compositor (as Angela Rose)
Lucy Tanner .... visual effects coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Dale Kamp .... camera operator
Editorial Department
David Charap .... associate editor
Russ Clapham .... associate film editor
Pete Conlin .... post production
Patrick Dean .... assistant editor
Kate Denning .... assembly editor
Lisa Forrest .... assembly editor
Joon Goh .... assistant editor
Gwillym Hewetson .... first assistant editor
Jonathan Hoffman .... post production
Ramon Huggins .... workflow and Avid support
Mark Keady .... assistant editor
Jaime Leonard .... on-line editor
Begoña Lopez .... digital intermediate producer
Marc McDermott .... assistant editor
Avdhesh Mohla .... assistant editor
Jonathan Sykes .... data management (uncredited)
Music Department
Ryeland Allison .... musician (drums)
John Boughtwood .... music supervisor
Meri Gavin .... music editor
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestral contractor
Lewis Jones .... pro tools recordist
Eugenia Melian .... executive music producer
Sam Okell .... score mix engineer
Paul Pritchard .... assistant scoring engineer
Simon Rhodes .... music scoring mixer
Martin Tillman .... cello soloist
Benjamin Wallfisch .... music arranged by
Bruce White .... viola
Other crew
Raquel Alvarez .... production coordinator
Thom Berryman .... media transfer engineer
Brandon Blake .... legal services: Blake & Wang P.A.
Ed Coltman .... researcher
Matt Curtis .... title design and graphics
Twan Da Silva .... researcher
Billy Dosanjh .... researcher
James Fox .... insurance broker
Michelle Franklin .... translator
Fiona Harper .... runner
Samantha Brockhausen Herrmann .... researcher
Romain Kedochim .... asset manager
Romain Kedochim .... researcher
Rowan Laidlaw .... assistant to producer
Mercy Liao .... researcher
Alicia MacDonald .... assistant to director
Joseph Matthews .... researcher
Tracey McCarrick .... archive researcher
Torrey Meeks .... footage contributor
Natalie Moore .... first assistant accountant
Tom Moran .... executive assistant: Tony Scott
Elly Nakajima .... researcher
Sarah Parfitt .... delivery paperwork coordinator
Martin Phillip .... archive producer
Bradley Porter .... post production runner
Steven Robbins .... assistant: Tony Scott
Nancy Ryan .... assistant: Ridley Scott
Johannes Schaff .... researcher
Rob Sorrenti .... behind-the-scenes
Ian Thomson .... publicist
Fabien Westerhoff .... worldwide sales: Hanway Films
Maggi Townley .... special thanks

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent images, language and a sexual reference
95 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Canada:14A (Alberta) | Canada:PG (British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Japan:G | Netherlands:12 | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:12 | UK:12A | USA:PG-13 (#46604)

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19 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
The Power of Connection, 2 February 2011
Author: kerick08 from United States

Life in a Day is a historic cinematic experiment that attempts to capture what life looks like on one day, July 24th, 2010, around the entirety of the world. Thousands of hours of video were captured and then compiled to give a glimpse into what constitutes an average day amongst humanity.

This film is ultimately about connection; the connection of humans to one another and all of the mundane, regular, everyday things that we share despite our differences in culture, location, and upbringing. The fact that we all sleep. We all wake up in the morning. We all eat breakfast. We brush our teeth. We walk around. We smile. We love. We fear. We breathe. This film is an affirmation of the simple joys and sorrows that we experience merely as a result of living on this earth and being human. It is an affirmation of life at its rawest, truest, grittiest, and loveliest.

The summarization of this project can be found in the words a young teenage girl who vocalizes that, although she went through her whole day with nothing particularly out of the ordinary occurring, merely by partaking in this social experiment and something greater than just her own life, she was left with the feeling that something amazing was happening.

This simple statement speaks of our innate human desire to be a part of something that is larger than just ourselves. We long to belong, to connect, to be understood, and to be a part of something meaningful and worthwhile. This film speaks directly to this need and is able to transcend religion, culture, age, and gender to get at the heart of what it means to be a human being on earth today. What an amazing time capsule treasure for generations to come.

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