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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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2 June 2011 (Russia) See more »
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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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3 nominations See more »
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At face value, engaging but peel away some layers and it is profound. See more (56 total) »

Cast

  (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
Cec Marquez ... Himself
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
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Directed by
Kevin Macdonald 
Hiroaki Aikawa (co-director)
Natalia Andreadis (co-director)
Jack Attridge (co-director)
Cristina Bocchialini (co-director)
Zillah Bowes (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)
Francesco La Regina (co-director)
Frederic Lumiere (co-director)
Marek Mackovic (co-director)
Cec Marquez (co-director)
Linda Matarasso (co-director)
Kevin McMahon (co-director)
Joseph Michael (co-director)
Joaquin Montalvan (co-director)
Emmanuelle Pickett (co-director)
Marcus Tedenryd (co-director)
 
Produced by
Jack Arbuthnott .... 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 
 
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
 
Editorial Department
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
 
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
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
 
Thanks
Maggi Townley .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent images, language and a sexual reference
Runtime:
95 min
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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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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
At face value, engaging but peel away some layers and it is profound., 5 December 2011
Author: CourtsideJack from United States

We have all had that moment. At a particular point in any given day, we wonder what someone is doing on the other side of the world at that exact moment. Life in a Day gives us just a glimpse of the world on a normal day and does so masterfully. I was very engaged by the flashy editing and creative montages but also very touched at some of the short sequences of humans in their most candid moments. This film gives us a window into life on the macro and the micro. It presents us with constant scene changes and slick editing to keep us interested and then gives us some very real and very profound moments.

This film manages to reward the viewer with quality and quantity, in the sense that it packs more into its 95 minutes that you can shake a stick at. Many of the stories in this movie could be their own documentaries themselves and make for a great watch. But it is not just the people, that make this movie great. Without giving anything away, this film will find ways to pull at your heartstrings in ways you may have never experienced with cinema. Everyone at some point in this film can relate to moments that are so visceral and so real, you may find your self reliving emotions you may not have expected, good and bad. I am being purposefully vague because any explanation of the events in this film will not do it justice. You need to experience it.

I highly recommend this film, not as a documentary, but as an experience and window into the human condition. Life, death, love, laughter, bodily function, work,war,heartbreak, fear. Just some of the emotions and experiences chronicled, this film does a great job of presenting it in an interesting way that keeps you wanting more. It is almost too bad that for most of the subjects, we are offered a very brief glimpse into their life only to be whisked halfway around the world and thrust into the home of another. The Scott brothers (Tony and Ridley) did a great job of keeping some cohesion as far as the chronological order of the day and the subject matter. With 4500 hours of footage from 192 countries, this was no small feat.

In closing, I hope more and more see this movie as it gives us an unbiased glimpse into the human condition. Approach the movie with an open mind and a little patience, and you will be rewarded. It is art such as this that can help us understand one another to hopefully be able to put aside our differences, if for just one day.

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