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: June 12, 2013
DVD Release Date: December 24, 2013
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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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Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Metro (UK)

It's pretty clear that Imhoof is not a fan of US industrial-scale farming but rather than shove angry stats such as '80 per cent of plants rely on bee pollination' in your face, he prefers to fascinate viewers.

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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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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

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

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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.

Charlotte O'Sullivan
London Evening Standard

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

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