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This Changes Everything (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 14 November 2015 (Denmark)
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A look at seven communities around the world with the proposition that we can seize the crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something radically better.

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Avi Lewis

Writer:

Naomi Klein
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Naomi Klein ... Herself - Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stacey Arwen Raab ... President's Political Party Member
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Storyline

What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we'll ever get to build a better world? Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. The film presents seven portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana's Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Naomi Klein's narration, connecting the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there. Throughout the film, Klein builds to her most controversial and exciting idea: that we can seize the existential crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something radically better. Written by Production

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2015 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

The Message See more »

Filming Locations:

Germany See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,770, 4 October 2015

Gross USA:

$16,692

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,692
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Color
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This marks Seth MacFarlane's first documentary film. See more »

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[first lines]
Herself - Narrator: Can I be honest with you? I've always hated films about Climate Change.
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Must see!!
8 November 2015 | by lima-68963See all my reviews

This is indeed a quite powerful and moving film. The subject matter is undoubtedly serious, and as expected I found it undeniably somber at times. But none the less the overall tone to it is not only hopeful but I found it even upliftingly hopeful.

This Changes Everything is a well made and well researched film. And although I do not normally give movie reviews, I consider this film the exception.

This is an extremely important film for our time. Do not miss the opportunity to view it. This is not the time for hopelessness or complacency or business as usual. Action is called for and we can do it together! Please do yourself and your family a favor. The future of our children and our children's children is in our hands.


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