"A beautiful documentary about the wild beauty of Patagonia. It gives us insights into the work of Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins who started to live in Patagonia in 1968. Life there made them change. One day they decided to realize a project for nature protection. They feel that this gives their lives the sense they were looking for. A profound documentary..."
"Have you ever asked yourself how it would be to do a round-the-world-trip? Imagine you can spend your time wherever and on whatever you want to. You don't have to justify what you do. "A Map for Saturday" is a documentary about the life of longtime travelers. A look at different cultures and their peculiarities. A glimpse into a world that is only known by travelers..."
Adventure, Journey, Motivation, Inspiration, Sense of Life
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (OV Swedish; Subtitle English)
Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom, Viktor Gyllenberg
"The world is full of disappointment and pain. Two sales man are trying to turn the world into a happier place while selling joke articles. Like in the first two parts of the trilogy, Roy Andersson is able to describe parts of our society with bizarre methods. It is about the nature of men. They way how this is shown gives plenty of food for thoughts."
Sense of Life, Black Humor, Inspiration, Philosophy, Sarcasm
"A nostalgic masterpiece by Robert Redford. It is about a family in untouched Montana, a place that was known for incredible landscapes and lived freedom. Wonderful pictures as well as a deep content. Norman MacLean gets the order to write a book about their family. Norman does this with a lot of passion. He collects the beautiful and the sad stories. A touching movie..."
Autobiography, Nature, Life, Sense of Life, Adventure, Inspiration
"Our school system is ridiculously old and we know it. Every new concept which is implemented in this old system is intended to improve the learners' performance. The individual needs and talents of the students are neglected. The outcomes are fatal. Erwin Wagenhofer tries to reveal the problems and an the same time he also wants to provide solutions. It is high time to revolutionize the system..."
"Baraka means "Breath of Life" and that is exactly what you can see while watching this documentary. Beautiful pictures collected in 24 countries show the beauty of mother Earth. Moreover it brings us closer the different cultures of humanity. You will see things you have never seen before. Get inspired..."
Nature, Culture, World, Difference, Beauty, Masterpiece, No Comment
"The film adaption of the bestseller "The Cloud Atlas", written by David Mitchell, is a monstrosity. The Wachowskis (Matrix) and Tom Tykwer (Lola runs) put this epos into a pictorial fortress which waits to be seen. Six different stories from different epochs and differing worlds try to answer questions of fear, love and believe. Why do we make the same mistakes over and over again? Spectacular, moving and virtuoso."
Sense of Life, Life, History, Journey, Adventure, Philosophy, Inspiration
"Lieutenant John J. Dunbar decides to go into the Wild West. He wants to spend some time in solitude. In the beginning he is afraid because he is alone and the Sioux are pretty close. After a while he becomes friends with the Sioux and gets the name "Dances with Wolves". His happiness ends when soldiers of the army arrive and see how John harmonizes with the Indians. A very emotional and breathtaking movie..."
Drama, Western, Landscape, Native, Inspiration, Love, War
"In Iran, dancing is prohibited. There it is a sign for incredulity. This movie is based on a true story. By coincidence Afshin Ghaffarian comes in touch with dancing. This is the moment when he knows that this is his mission. He watches illegal videos to improve his dancing skills. He also finds more and more people who dance with him in the underground. During the Iranian elections Afshin decides to dance in public... If you don't play by the rules some cultures can be cruel..."
"A documentary which impresses with its breathtaking pictures of landscapes and animals. By means of a philosophic and thoughtful dialog between "Father and Son" you will learn that this beauty is fragile. To protect the colorful diversity we have to do more than we are doing now..."
"Only few have the courage to enter the unlimited vastness of the Antarctica. A group of around 1000 people work there under extreme conditions. They sacrifice their lives for science. Werner Herzog and Peter Zeitlinger take us with them into the white and cold world..."
"After a tough war the world is in a complicated condition. The common opinion is that if emotions are eliminated no bad ideas involving violence can arise. "No emotions" is the slogan of the future. Christian Bale is trying to fight this system. Cliff-hanging and frightening!"
Adventure, Emotion, Action, Fight, Life, Freedom, Liberty