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No Impact Man: The Documentary (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 17 June 2010 (South Korea)
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Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.
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Credited cast:
Colin Beavan ... Himself
Michelle Conlin Michelle Conlin ... Herself
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Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.

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Saving the world, one family at a time. See more »

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Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 2010 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

No Impact Man See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,215, 13 September 2009

Gross USA:

$100,028

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$116,349
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(European Film Market)

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Color
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Michelle Conlin: I want to be a vegetarian, but I want to have a hot dog now and then. I would be a vege-hogian... or a vege-dogian.
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Nice story
28 October 2019 | by jc-999-591106See all my reviews

I thought this was made more recently than 2009. Makes me want to google Colin and see what has happened since.

The movie itself is quite honest and relatable. Colin is the butt of many jokes including some of his friends. The relation between Colin and Michelle seems strained at times, she wants to be part of the team but he is pretty extreme while remaining quite nice.

Some of the stuff they do makes a lot of sense but no electricity except for one solar power unit, a bit extreme. I like the idea of zero garbage but man you have to work hard for it these days, almost everything is in a package or wrapping. The worm box bit was really funny. The candles actually seemed really nice but not very practical, romantic, not great for reading. The small plot for veggies was great and interesting that even that guy was critical of Colin.

I enjoyed this a lot and strongly recommend. Especially for anyone who wants to reduce their impact on the planet.


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