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Genesis (2004)

A storyteller relates the creation of the world. A tall tale like all yarns. But this tall tale is a true tale - it is our very own story. The birth of the universe, the formation of the ... See full summary »

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Sotigui Kouyaté ... Narrator / Le conteur
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Storyline

A storyteller relates the creation of the world. A tall tale like all yarns. But this tall tale is a true tale - it is our very own story. The birth of the universe, the formation of the Earth, the appearance of life, the emergence from the waters, the colonisation of earthly paradise...a tremendous, event-filled saga unfolds before our very eyes. This "flamboyant" Genesis, both modern and timeless, is "enacted" by the direct descendants of those who were part of it - the animals. Written by Anonymous

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Documentary

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 October 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Генезис See more »

Filming Locations:

Aveyron, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€9,150,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,907, 27 May 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,742, 19 June 2005
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Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Please watch this movie if you love visuals.
15 January 2007 | by jrewingfanSee all my reviews

I caught this movie by accident on a long night. I am so glad that I did. I have to admit that I thought the narrator was a wizened old medicine man, not an actor. I TRULY did believe him. His voice is soft and melodic and based on the above review I learned he is an actor. The cinematography is stunning. How they get cameras in certain places I will never know. What pleased me the most was that their is barely any talking during the scenes. The narration is during breaks not OVER the cinematography. The visuals are crisp and clear and a joy to behold. I am truly trying to get my children to watch this from start to finish, I snagged one during the snake and egg scene, which I will not spoil for you, but which is AMAZING. Do yourself and your family a HUGE favor and try to catch this wonderful, wonderful film/documentary. From start to finish it is a joy.


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