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Life in a Day (2011)

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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.
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Hiroaki Aikawa ... Self
Cindy Baer ... Self
Teagan Bentley Teagan Bentley ... Self
Ester Brym Ester Brym ... Self (as Ester Brym Ortiz Guillen)
Cristina Bocchialini Cristina Bocchialini ... Self
Jesse Brisendine Jesse Brisendine ... Self
Andrea Cunningham Andrea Cunningham ... Self
Shir Decker Shir Decker ... Self
Jaap Dijkstra Jaap Dijkstra ... Self
Ayman El Gazwy Ayman El Gazwy ... Self
Shawn Gadberry Shawn Gadberry ... Self
Boris Grishkevich Boris Grishkevich ... Self
Arsen Grigoryan Arsen Grigoryan ... Self
Jennifer M. Howd Jennifer M. Howd ... Self
Christopher Brian Heerdt Christopher Brian Heerdt ... Self
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What do you get when you ask the people of the world to chronicle a single day in their lives? You get 80,000 submissions, 4500 hours of footage, from 192 countries. Kevin Macdonald has taken this raw material, all shot on July 24, 2010, and created a 90-minute paean to what it means to be human in the world today. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent images, language and a sexual reference | See all certifications »

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Filmed on the 24th of July 2010 See more »

Quotes

Man: I actually love my refrigerator. It's such a cool thing. It remains at one corner. It keeps its mouth shut. I love my refrigerator. Nothing else but my refrigerator!
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Connections

Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 14 June 2011 (2011) See more »

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Abou Shakka
Written by Sherif Yoursry
Sung by Shiko
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Brilliant editing
12 September 2011 | by valleyjohnSee all my reviews

Imagine a film , shot in one day , by 80,000 people. it sounds unbelievable but that is exactly what "Life in day" is. This fascinating film is made from footage of YouTube clips from people asked to film there everyday activities and do you know what ? It really works.

How the director managed to edit down 4,500 hours of footage is beyond me but the final cut is excellent none the less.

If there ever was a film just about people , this is it. In a way it restores your faith in human nature when you watch this and it's also a film that is so fascinating the time flies by.

If your a fan of the YouTube phenomenon or not i recommend Life in a day.


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Release Date:

27 January 2011 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,202, 31 July 2011

Gross USA:

$252,788

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$607,169
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1.33 : 1
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