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This Scandinavian production draws on some of the observational strategies of Godfrey Reggio's Koyaanisqatsi, allowing us to reflect on patterns and phenomena of human and natural existence from both intimate and sweeping viewpoints.
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Tony Blair ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Helmut Kohl Helmut Kohl ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
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This Scandinavian production draws on some of the observational strategies of Godfrey Reggio's Koyaanisqatsi, allowing us to reflect on patterns and phenomena of human and natural existence from both intimate and sweeping viewpoints.

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There is only one planet and it has its limits

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Documentary

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Sweden | Norway | Denmark

Language:

English | Mandarin | Portuguese | German

Release Date:

1 September 2006 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

O planitis See more »

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Budget:

€2,500,000 (estimated)
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Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Certainly worth watching.
16 January 2009 | by huluvu38-1See all my reviews

The Planet is a Scandinavian production (2006) directed by Johan Söderberg which draws on the cinematographic techniques of nonverbal films such as Godfrey Reggio's Koyaanisqatsi, and Ron Fricke's Baraka.

Unlike those films, which are purely visual, The Planet is riddled with a plethora of interviews from leading scientists and environmentalists offering their perspectives on the challenges humanity faces in the 21st century.

The music that envelops the movie does a very good job at matching it's general mood . Short video and sounds clips are used throughout as punctuation, which is often reminiscent of a cartoon-like storyline.


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