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David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020)

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One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement.


Alastair Fothergill, Jonathan Hughes (as Jonnie Hughes) | 1 more credit »
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David Attenborough ... Self
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Max Hughes Max Hughes ... Self / Young David Attenborough


One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement. In his 93 years, David Attenborough has visited every continent on the globe, exploring the wild places of our planet and documenting the living world in all its variety and wonder. Now, for the first time he reflects upon both the defining moments of his lifetime as a naturalist and the devastating changes he has seen. Honest, revealing and urgent, DAVID ATTENBOROUGH: A LIFE ON OUR PLANET is a powerful first-hand account of humanity's impact on nature and a message of hope for future generations. Created by award-winning natural history filmmakers Silverback Films and global conservation organization WWF, the film is Directed by Alastair Fothergill, Jonnie Hughes and Keith Scholey and Executive Produced by Colin Butfield. Celebrated British naturalist Sir David Attenborough has a broadcasting career spanning over eight decades. He has visited every continent on the ...

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He introduced us to the world. Now he tells his greatest story.

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A Film The World Need To See
4 October 2020 | by griffithsmichael-69090See all my reviews

The saddest, yet most hopeful film I've ever seen. This man is not only a national hero, he is an hero for the whole world. Made me cry, but gave me hope. Sir David, your life works will be remembered with the likes of Einstein and Newton someday, you are just as big a genius in your field as they were in their own fields. You are inspiring me to become a better version of myself. Film of the year.

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