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Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie (2011)

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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 environmentalist. Although he is a tad less well known here south of the border, he may be the most inspiring, charming, eloquent, compelling voice for environmental sanity in the world today. At the age of 75, he shows no signs of slowing down. But what drove him to become the phenomenon he is? This documentary guides us through his life and reveals the key events and people that shaped him. The occasion for the film is Suzuki's return to the University of British Columbia to deliver his legacy lecture to a sold-out audience. Director Sturla Gunnarsson interweaves Suzuki's address with interviews to create a portrait of a man whose essential decency speaks volumes about the beauty of the planet he's trying so hard to save.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
82% - Fresh
86% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 2nd, 2011 (Limited) by Shadow
Running Time: 93 minutes
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Keywords: Environment, Biography, Academics
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Legacy Lecture Productions, National Film Board of Canada, Planet Green, Rogers Telefund, Telefilm Canada, OMDC, Canadian Broadcasting Corp
Production Countries: Canada


David Suzuki    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Sturla Gunnarsson
Lecture Written by    David Suzuki
Producer    Janice Tufford
Producer    Sturla Gunnarsson
Producer    Yves J. Ma
Executive Producer    Laszlo Barna
Executive Producer    Steven Silver
Executive Producer    Tracey Friesen
Cinematographer    Tony Westman
Editor    Nick Hector
Production Designer    Dany Lyne
Sound    Shawn Miller
Sound Designer    Sammy Yi

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