More Than Honey
More Than Honey (2013)

MORE THAN HONEY, a new documentary by the Swiss filmmaker Marcus Imhoof, is looking into the fascinating world of bees, showing small family beekeepers (including the beekeeper of ERSTE Foundation beehive, Heidrun Singer) and industrialized… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: December 24, 2013
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Eye-popping photography should draw viewers to this thoughtful, revealing doc.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

What's really frightening about Honey isn't what a hive of angry bees might do to us, but what we've done to them.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

Imhoof's globetrotting odyssey is more concerned with contemplation than investigation.

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Cath Clarke
Time Out

Summer's blitz of apocalypse movies has nothing on this bee doc.

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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

[Markus] Imhoof makes bees more important than they have previously seemed.

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

Markus Imhoof's bee documentary is so stuffed with surreal tableaux it makes your head spin.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Oblique narrative aside, you can't beat the film's eye-popping visuals.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Imhoof's film is remarkable in its close-up photography. The bees loom large, like creatures from some mutant planet; dangle together in a delicate chain; and fill the air, floating like unusually vivid dust specks.

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Donald Clarke
Irish Times

It is the elegance of its images that sets it apart from previous doomed bee documentaries. The footage of individual animals going about their business is a sight to behold.

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Panta Oz
This Swiss documentary directed by Markus Imhoof about honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia was the Swiss entry for the Best… More