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ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch (2019)



Critic Consensus: Anthropocene: The Human Epoch offers a sobering -- and visually ravishing - look at the horrific ecological damage wrought by modern human civilization.

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A cinematic meditation on humanity's massive re-engineering of the planet, ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is a four years in the making feature documentary film from the multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky. Narrated by Alicia Vikander.

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All Critics (32) | Top Critics (6)

It's strongest, however, as a dizzying, dimensional tour of scale and time, forcing us to wonder how a sense of earth-centric balance can be restored.

September 26, 2019 | Full Review…

At times, more information would be preferable; in other scenes, images speak volumes without words. But as advocacy, the movie is potent and frequently terrifying.

September 24, 2019 | Full Review…

It is important to remind people - again and again and again - that we can't continue to treat the planet like this.

March 8, 2019 | Full Review…

The plate of vegetables that it sounds like, but its cinematography and passion for our planet make a strong case for your attention.

February 5, 2019 | Full Review…

To say that there are no easy answers to planetary woes is to state the obvious. But the film seeks to reveal rather than lecture, in the hope that our eyes will convince our brains to act before it's too late.

September 27, 2018 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

We have entered an epoch in which human activity is shaping the planet more than any natural force. Anthropocene bears witness that something's got to give.

September 6, 2018 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

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