Walter: Lessons from the World's Oldest People
Walter: Lessons from the World's Oldest People (2013)

After an encounter with Walter Breuning, the World's Oldest Man, Hunter Weeks and his fiancée Sarah, embark on an adventure to meet the oldest people in the world, including some of the people born in the 1800s. Capturing the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 4, 2013
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

There's certainly a profound and valuable documentary to be made about our eldest living senior citizens. Sadly, "Walter: Lessons From the World's Oldest People" isn't it.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

The leisurely, intimate [Walter] could have been truly touching but misses the mark. Starting with its misleading title, the film never finds a core message beyond that good, clean living will allow you to live a long time.

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Miriam Bale
New York Times

The filmmakers are constantly on camera, eating tacos or commenting on the interviews with insight like this: "She's just such a sweet lady. She smiles all of the time."

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Inkoo Kang
Village Voice

[A] dim-witted and embarrassing first-person documentary ...

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