How might your life be better with less?

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Matt D'Avella
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Harris ... Self - Author - 10% Happier
Ryan Nicodemus ... Self - The Minimalists
Rick Hanson ... Self - PhD - Neurospychologist
Jesse Jacobs ... Self - Entrepreneur
Shannon Whitehead ... Self - Sustainable-Apparel Consultant
Sam Harris ... Self - PhD - Neurospychologist
Juliet Schor ... Self - PhD - Economist & Sociologist
Patrick Rhone ... Self - Author - Enough
Yarrow Kraner ... Self - Director & Photographer
Joshua Fields Millburn ... Self - The Minimalists
Graham Hill ... Self - Founder - Lifeedited
David Friedlander ... Self - Communications Director - Lifeedited
Frank Mascia ... Self - Architect
Tammy Strobel ... Self - Author - You Can Buy Happiness (And It's Cheap)
Jay Austin ... Self - Tiny-House Designer
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How might your life be better with less? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life -- families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker -- all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.

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Imagine a life with less.

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Documentary

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Filmed in Missoula, Montana. See more »

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Herself - Sustainable-Apparel Consultant: We're not going to ever be able to achieve the environmental gains that we're seeking, while still expecting our lives to be the same. We're going to have to give up a lot. The secret is that a lot of that we're not actually going to miss.
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Disappointing treatment of an important subject
30 January 2018 | by jjrousSee all my reviews

I am in full and enthusiastic agreement with most of the ideas presented in this movie. That's why I found it so disappointing.

With the exception of Sam Harris, Juliet Schor and President Carter (clips from the bravest speech ever given by a U.S. President), the talking heads were cloyingly earnest and oh, so good!

And stop all the hugging...please!


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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$261,865

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$261,865
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