Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie
Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie (2011)

In Canada, David Suzuki is pretty much an icon: a household name synonymous with nature and science, best known as the host of the long-running CBC TV show "The Nature of Things" and as a pioneering and passionate… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: December 2, 2011
DVD Release Date: February 13, 2012
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Hartl
Seattle Times

Much of "Force of Nature" feels familiar and unnecessarily predigested.

Mark Holcomb
Village Voice

Suzuki's unimpeachable cred as a longtime climate-change evangelist and swooning regard for the natural world do give the conversation a convincing, if depressing, urgency, but what sets Force of Nature apart is the sweeping diversity of his life.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Powerful, illuminating and inspirational.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Dr. Suzuki's upbeat tone is the spoonful of sugar that makes the bitter medicine go down.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

[A] lavish, lovely and rather earnestly dull tribute of a movie.

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Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

Too much to say, and too little time to say it, David Suzuki cheers for the global environment.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Engaging doc mixes passionate environmental arguments with a warm biographical portrait.

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Alissa Simon

Although Suzuki's message that humans have exhausted the resources of the biosphere and need to rethink their relationship with the natural world may be a familiar one, it bears repeating.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Informative but less than thrilling profile of a prominent environmentalist.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
A beautiful doc on the life of Canada's most illustrious environmentalist. The humanity of Suzuki emerges from visits to key places from key moments if his… More