8.4/10
1,238
2 user
A visually stunning documentary that reflects human's relationship to other species on Earth as humanity becomes more and more isolated from Nature.

Writer:

Michael Pitiot
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Vu du ciel (2006–2011)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Fascinating beauty of nature and portraits of extraordinary people who are trying to save this beauty from destruction. "We can only protect what we know well," - says the French ... See full summary »

Stars: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Danielle Mitterrand
Planet Ocean (2012)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Dive into our planet's greatest mysteries with a team of international underwater cinematographers as they explore the breathtaking bond between humanity and the ocean.

Directors: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Michael Pitiot
Stars: Josh Duhamel
Documentary | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The outcry of people whose lives have already been devastated by the impact of climate change, as well as the wake-up call of the scientific community.

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Stars: Cristina Frias
Mission Blue (2014)
Documentary | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Feature documentary about legendary oceanographer, marine biologist, environmentalist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle, and her campaign to create a global network of protected marine sanctuaries.

Directors: Robert Nixon, Fisher Stevens
Stars: Barbara Block, James Cameron, Michael deGruy
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Short made for the UN on significance and role of trees in the global ecosystems with visuals largely borrowed from Yann Arthus-Bertrand 2009 documentary "Home".

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Human I (2015)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A collection of stories about and images of our world, offering an immersion to the core of what it means to be human.

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Stars: Luis Cancu, Atman, Berthony
Le Maroc vu du ciel (TV Movie 2017)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Directors: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Michael Pitiot
Woman (2019)
Documentary

Sing Woman in the Style of "John Lennon". Stingray Karaoke Rock, Classic Rock, 1981, English, Key Eb.

Directors: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Anastasia Mikova
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Leeson
Stars: David Attenborough, Sylvia Earle, Ben Fogle
Chasing Coral (2017)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.

Director: Jeff Orlowski
Stars: Andrew Ackerman, Pim Bongaerts, Neal Cantin
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A wonderful country full of amazing creatures in America called Colombia , seen as never before, accompanied by incredible shots , make it a must-see place for adventurers and wildlife lovers this natural paradise.

Director: Mike Slee
Stars: Julio Sanchéz Cristo
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Vanessa Paradis ... Narrator
Edit

Storyline

A visually stunning documentary that reflects human's relationship to other species on Earth as humanity becomes more and more isolated from Nature.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 December 2015 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Земля See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Production of Terra was spread out over 18 months, involving over 60 days of aerial shooting and 60 days of shooting on the ground. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"Life to me seems an unending resource"
26 May 2016 | by philr46See all my reviews

'Terra' is both beautiful and haunting. It begins with the image of colobus monkeys enjoying their rainforest home. This is soon contrasted with some confused, displaced ones in a tea field.

The first half of the film is largely about our animal neighbours and distant relatives. The second half takes more aim at humans, identifying ways we impact upon our environment and harm it.

The goal of the movie is clear – to make you think about your own ethics, behaviour and sometimes hypocrisy. It certainly ticks this box and contrasts some amazing scenery and spectacular wildlife shots with ones of suffering. You are made to feel a lot of empathy for all of the animals included.

The narration works, the soundtrack is complimentary rather than intrusive, and you will probably learn something. My only minor gripes are that it perhaps gets a little too preachy, and could have highlighted some exploited but often ignored species (eg pangolins).

Altogether, if you enjoy nature, wildlife and/or movies which makes you think, this is certainly worth 97 minutes of your time.


13 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed