Earth (Erde) (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Earth (Erde) (2019)



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Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans -- with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people in mines, quarries, large construction sites in a constant struggle to transform the planet.


Critic Reviews for Earth (Erde)

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (6)

[A] completely fascinating, unexpectedly compelling documentary...

February 6, 2020 | Full Review…

Though Geyrhalter shoots from seemingly every angle, the cinematography itself is equally clinical. This leads to a harshly striking - and strikingly harsh - tableau, which aptly reflects his intentions.

February 6, 2020 | Full Review…

It's a case of the meaningful point in question given a meaningless treatment.

January 28, 2020 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

It can be tough going. Yet, despite its apocalyptic visions, it feels curiously optimistic because Geyrhalter hasn't given up on us.

January 8, 2020 | Full Review…

Quietly urgent dispatches from a planet under siege.

February 19, 2019 | Full Review…

You might compare this to the landscape cinema of James Benning. But Geyrhalter proves again that he is a unique figure in world cinema.

February 8, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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