David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

This is 93-year-old nature documentary legend David Attenborough's "witness statement". He shares his views on a lifetime exploring Earth, its habitats and inhabitants, and his urgent action plan to save it from the effects of man-made climate change.

Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program (Single or Multi-Camera) & Outstanding Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score), Emmys 2021
2020Rating: PG83 minsUK
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David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet / Reviews

Stuff

Stuff

This genial, sometimes playful (there’s a lot of great historic footage of the young, shirtless Attenborough in action), yet persuasive documentary is a fabulous primer to learn from and decide what you can do to help.

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Independent

Independent

I found it unexpectedly moving, not only for the loss on the Earth, but for the amount of my own life I can measure in Attenborough documentaries.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The film's grand achievement is that it positions its subject as a mediator between humans and the natural world.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

There is a whistlestop feel to this trawl through the great naturalist's career, but there is no mistaking its importance and urgency.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

You could rename it The Dying Planet, a short, sharp, shocking 80-minute lesson on global heating.

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The Times

The Times

Environmental catastrophe can be hard to convey in emotional ways. The scale of it can be deadening. Hearing it from Attenborough, however, gives the message stirring intimacy as well as authority.

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