Symphony Of The Soil
Symphony Of The Soil (2013)

Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 11, 2013
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Martin Tsai
Los Angeles Times

It's far from one of those propaganda films that hammer their messages home, though. It does have a point of view, but the intended conclusion ripens for the picking in a roundabout way.

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John Oursler
Village Voice

Despite director Deborah Koons Garcia's mighty effort to create a stimulating and visually engaging product, Symphony plays mostly like a taped lecture.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

A variety of well-photographed vistas enhance surprisingly enlightening science doc.

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Chris Barsanti
Film Journal International

A dry lecture on soil science becomes slightly more palatable on shifting to lecturing about chemical-free farming. For truly dedicated organic agronomists only.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Unfolding with gentle joy and an unexpected beauty, this ode to the miracle of the Earth's topmost layer gives us a newfound respect for the ground beneath our feet.

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Louis Proyect
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Sets the standard for films about the ills of chemical farming and the need for organic alternatives. Not only is it educational in the deepest sense of the word but artistically captivating.

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