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Honeyland (2019)

Unrated | | Documentary, Drama | 26 July 2019 (USA)
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The last female bee-hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood.
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 34 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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Hatidze Muratova ... Self
Nazife Muratova Nazife Muratova ... Self
Hussein Sam Hussein Sam ... Self
Ljutvie Sam Ljutvie Sam ... Self
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The last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood. This film which is filmed in Macedonia is an exploration of an observational Indigenous visual narrative that deeply impacts our behavior towards natural resources and the human condition.

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Co-director Tamara Kotevska explains that "the film works like a mirror. Some people recognize themselves in Hatidze. Some people recognize themselves in the other family." See more »

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Hatidze Muratova: Take half, leave half.
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Bottlediving
Written and performed by Foltin
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Talks about everything we're doing wrong as a species
19 October 2019 | by adityakripalaniSee all my reviews

In a microcosm you get to see what humans are doing wrong. The amount of time the filmmakers have spent with the subject of the film, shows in the level of intimacy that the camera has acquired in their lives. As if it's a pair of eyes. And not a camera. Making this a thoroughly engaging film.


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Release Date:

26 July 2019 (USA) See more »

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North Macedonia See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$31,381, 28 July 2019

Gross USA:

$815,082

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,144,673
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Apolo Media, Trice Films See more »
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