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Flotten is a movie starring Santiago Genovés, Fe Seymour, and Maria Björnstam. In 1973, five men and six women drifted across the Atlantic on a raft as part of a scientific experiment studying the sociology of violence, aggression...

Other Titles
La balsa, Parv, Splav, The Raft, The Raft - L'expérience Acali, Acali - ihmiskoe lautalla
Running Time
1 hours 37 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Marcus Lindeen
Writer
Marcus Lindeen
Actors
Santiago Genovés, Fe Seymour, Maria Björnstam, Servane Zanotti
Country
USA, Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

In 1973, five men and six women drifted across the Atlantic on a raft as part of a scientific experiment studying the sociology of violence, aggression and sexual attraction in human behavior. Although the project became known in the press as 'The Sex Raft', nobody expected what ultimately took place on that three month journey. Through extraordinary archive material and a reunion of the surviving members of the expedition on a full scale replica of the raft, this film tells the hidden story behind what has been described as 'one of the strangest group experiments of all time.'

Comments about documentary «Flotten» (26)

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Eugene

This documentary is one of the best I've seen on human trafficking. It's not as depressing as some of the other reviews say, as I found it actually quite positive. It shows the story of four women who worked for men who forced them to do sexual services, and the way in which the women were exploited. It also tells the story of how the men sold the women and treated them like animals. The women did not have a voice, and the men were the ones who were in charge. The documentary is very good in its message, and also very well-shot. The overall result is quite a bit more than the standard, "Seen it before" documentary. It is a must-see. Also, the message it sends is good. I personally think the film is a very positive one, and I recommend it to all people.

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Melissa Pearson

As a young girl in the 1950s, I saw some of the worst of modern society in the form of the New Wave cinema of the 40s and 50s. I read a book that said in the 50s that the only way you could see what was happening in the world was to get in touch with it and listen to what the people were saying to each other. I remember listening to the recordings of what the people were saying at a studio called The Corporation in New York and wondering how my life would be like if I ever got into that position. A few years later I got into the New Wave music scene, then suddenly I had to go to a film school and learn how to make movies and while I was there I had to learn how to make films on my own. And I still have to learn. But my point is that I've never been quite as disturbed by the choices people make today. It was as if the world had turned upside down. Suddenly I'd hear some of the worst things in the world, but somehow I was not made aware of what was happening in the world. Then my friends and I would go to a film festival and see a film that we liked. And then there would be a film that we had wanted to see but hadn't seen. I saw one film in which I was not entertained, yet I saw one film in which I was not bored. That was real, if you're interested in what the world was like before the New Wave took over. My mother taught me to think about what I wanted to watch and to make choices. I still try to do that today. In our school, the choice of movies is always a treat, but when we have to make a choice for a class assignment, we have to explain why we picked one film over another. When we are debating, I try to pick a film that I would be excited to watch. I do this by saying the film's concept, plot, production and the world it was created in. If you go to the movies and you like what you see, why not show it to your friends? Why don't you go see it and then tell them why you liked it? The film is part of you. I can't really explain why I like a movie. The movies are what I love about the world. I go see them because they make me think about what I would want to see in a movie. You can't just look at movies and think you know everything about them. The world is full of surprises. And that's the main point of the film. To be aware of what you're in for. The story is very interesting. The cast is a great ensemble and all the different kinds of characters in the movie make you want to know what will happen next. This movie shows how important it is to make choices. Whether you like this film or not, the movie itself is important. It is part of your personal story and it is telling you something about your own choices. It is showing you that you can make choices that you wouldn't normally make. As a friend of mine put it, "If you don't like this movie, it's because you didn't make a choice

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Elizabeth Porter

This is a gripping account of the development of the drug trade in the US. The filmmakers do a great job of putting the events into a large sequence of scenes. If you are interested in the workings of the drug trade, this is a must see. Unfortunately, the movie comes across as a bit documentary-like in the editing. It would have been much better to focus more on the drug companies themselves. The fact that they are evil is never actually put forth, but it is never really made clear why they are evil. However, all in all, this is an excellent movie. I especially enjoyed the conversation between the producers and the film's director.

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Gloria

It is an all-too-common truth that the young don't care for the old. But the film Inside is about an entirely different kind of feeling for the young, and a tale of hope. Inside is the story of a younger woman, who for various reasons can't find the time to be married and has no intention of doing so. This young woman is Darcy, and it is through her that we see the realisation of the film's title, Inside. This young woman has come to accept that she can't live her life as she does, as a young, vibrant, all-encompassing woman. Darcy, like many others, is unhappy about it. But inside, she is in love with her life. She can't be happy without feeling love, or at least a desire for love, and that is what she feels. So, Darcy, is the film's protagonist. Darcy is a young woman who is not young anymore. The film is at its best when we see her not speaking, not talking. We see her on the streets of Berlin, in the offices of the Berlin Commission for Youth and Women, and even in her home. There is no one else to talk to. It is a film about what happens when a person grows up, and so, of course, when you grow up and find that you no longer want to live your life as you did, you can only grow up. Darcy grows up. She has to realise that she no longer wants to be a young woman, and so she has to grow up, and this she does, despite the fact that she is not a teenager anymore. But Darcy is no ordinary person, because she is real, and we can't stop seeing this realisation, this realisation of who she really is. What Darcy wants is love. She wants love. But the longing is not for love, but for happiness. And it is from this desire that she grows, and she is still not happy. But she is growing, and the film ends with her, and she is still in love with her life. This is the realisation of the film. If you are looking for a film with a message or a personal story, this is not it. This film is not about Darcy, but about love and growing up, and the joy that comes from it. And it is this film that is most likely to have the most lasting effect on you. It is a very good film, and it has got one of the best endings I have seen in a while. But this film is not about love. It is about growing up. It is about realising that you are not an adolescent anymore, and that you can't keep being who you are and living your life. And this is the film that really gives this film its strength.

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Nicole Johnson

A brief but important and thought-provoking history of the largest American cotton strike in U.S. history, illustrated by interviews with survivors and activists, some of whom participated in the attempt to free their fellow slaves. Remarkably, the cotton workers did not want to go on strike. But they were willing to die for their freedom. The film made a point of showing the activists at a time when they were in hiding. It does a good job of showing the emergence of the organized efforts to free the slaves and the future of the slaves in the South. However, the film does not get into details on the specific events leading up to the slave rebellion, the course of the uprising, and the events that followed, or does it. It just left it at that. The film does not end on a positive note, however, as a couple of days later, a plane crash killed two Black students and a White teacher. This film should be viewed for the good that it does, but I also believe that it should be viewed for the way in which it was made.

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Danielle Garrett

Why would one of the great artists of our time such as Woody Allen choose to make this film? In the first place, it is a huge waste of time and money. Secondly, the characters in this movie are not even remotely believable. I must admit that I am a fan of Allen's and I like to think that he is always interesting, but I found this film to be a bit over the top. For example, the mother of the family that he is married to is a prostitute and the father, who is portrayed as a failed musician, is also a prostitute. This is not only incredibly idiotic, but a waste of time. Also, I felt that the acting in this film was below par. I am not saying that I did not like the performances. I thought that these actors could not have been better. However, I can't help thinking that this film was a waste of time and money. I mean, if I wanted to waste a couple of hours and I was going to watch a film that was not at all entertaining, I would watch something else.

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Ronald

This documentary is really well done, it really shows the atrocities, the dishonesty and the lack of understanding of the poor peasantry of the East in their connection with the Communist system, which did them more harm than good. The documentary was done in the late 90s by an American journalist that was also a prisoner in one of the camps. He was a very knowledgeable and experienced man, but he wasn't allowed to see all the abuse and war crimes he witnessed. It's a very sad and painful story, and the documentary is great to watch because it shows so much, it will make you angry, but it is also funny at the same time, and it will make you think about things you already knew and knew very well. I highly recommend it!

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Nicholas

The Human Rights Campaign is an organization whose mission is to defend the rights of gays and lesbians, and it is probably the only organization that has ever done so. Its campaign to defeat the "Defense Against the Law Act" in the Florida legislature is perhaps its best known accomplishment. The bill, now considered a compromise between the pro-gay groups and the religious groups that oppose gay rights, would have protected gay couples from being legally discriminated against in employment, housing, or public accommodations. Many groups including the NAACP and others who are against gay rights were in favor of the bill, but when it was introduced in the Florida House of Representatives in early 1998, the vote was 6 to 1. When the bill was introduced in the Senate, it was referred to a committee, where it was left to the majority of the committee to decide whether to refer the bill to the House floor for a vote. The bill was introduced and voted on in the Senate. There was also a "public hearing" on the bill, which was televised nationwide. Despite opposition from the Senate minority leader, the bill passed overwhelmingly. Because of the Senate vote, Governor Jeb Bush signed the bill into law on February 23, 1998. The Human Rights Campaign is a "Foundation" for Human Rights. The Human Rights Campaign was established as a "Service" in the early 1980s. It was founded by Al Smith, a religious activist and former Navy chaplain, who had made it his life's mission to abolish all forms of discrimination in the military. As the organization's president, Al Smith had the ability to direct the organization's activities and direction. The Human Rights Campaign has been involved in issues such as civil rights, employment, and education, and it has had many leaders, including Albert Shanker, who was the first African American to have a seat on the Federal Reserve Board. The Human Rights Campaign was founded by Senator Barbara Mikulski. Senator Mikulski, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, was an outspoken proponent of equal rights for blacks in the military, a position that she often took on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Senator Mikulski was the first woman to be appointed to the U.S. Senate from Maryland and, as the first African American to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, she was a powerful voice for civil rights and voting rights. Senator Mikulski served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1965-1971 and was reelected as the first black woman to serve in the U.S. Senate. She is best known for her successful bid to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964. President Jimmy Carter appointed her to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. She worked with Senator Strom Thurmond to pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and was an early supporter of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Senator Mikulski has also been a champion for women and gay rights. In the House of Representatives, Senator Mikulski supported the Equal Rights Amendment, which would have given all Americans the right to vote. In the Senate, Senator Mikulski also supported the Equal Rights Amendment. In 1974, Senator Mikulski sponsored the Equal Rights Amendment. In the Senate, Senator Mikuls

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Ashley

I have been a devotee of Anton Chekhov for a long time, but I have never been familiar with the stories of Chekhov's "Witch", his "Barefoot Genre" and his "Living Streets". Finally I watched the director's cut of "Barefoot Genre". The director's cut, at least in the last few minutes, was not as enlightening as the original version. However, the way this story was structured made up for the short story lacking. It also seemed as if the story itself was more of a prologue to a larger story than a true closing to the tale. It was nice to see that "Witch" was not a complete rip-off. It was a lesson in morality and respect for other people, as well as Chekhov's idea of a little fairy tale. "Barefoot Genre" is a very good movie. Not the greatest of its genre, but at the same time not a bad film. The acting is very good, especially since the actors are not given much to work with. The only actors that seem out of place are the elderly Chekhov and his wife. They seem like they were not sure if they should be in the film at all. It is a shame that this did not get an Oscar nomination. However, it is not a bad film. It is a very good film. I suggest that everyone watch it, at least once. However, I do not recommend that you view this film in the original Russian version, which was very good. It was still more of a Russian version of "Witch" than a foreign version of "Barefoot Genre". I really do not understand the hatred that many people have for the Russian version. I really do not understand why the directors would have cut a whole story that was in the Russian version and made a Russian version of this one. I do not understand why they would do that. I have watched the Russian version and the American version of "Witch". The American version is even better than the Russian version. It is very very good, but this version of "Witch" is very good.

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Peter H.

This is a really nice, but misleading, look at the very important question of what is and what isn't "permissible" pornography. The two film makers are obviously well-intentioned, but the film fails in its obvious desire to show us exactly what is "acceptable". The two men are clearly motivated by their own love for the subject, and the documentary uses them to tell us why the subject is not and isn't "permissible", and in so doing, encourages us to walk the same path. It's a good, sometimes insightful film, but I can't help feeling like it missed something in its intent. It fails to justify what is "permissible" pornography. Yes, the filmmakers are doing a wonderful job of telling us why, but that doesn't make what they're doing acceptable. I found it hard to come to terms with the fact that the filmmakers wanted to show us what was acceptable, but wanted us to believe it was. They gave the impression that they had been self-consciously trying to show us how to do it, but I think that was the biggest problem with the film. For example, they give us a real graphic rape scene in a hotel room, but seem to have forgotten to show the scene of two male teenagers having sex in the backseat of their car, and the scene of the female girl having her face grabbed by her attacker in a club. If I wanted to watch the movie, I'd have watched the movie without showing those two scenes. If I wanted to show you how the male teens could get it so wrong, I'd show you the scene of the female girl in a nightclub having her face grabbed by her attacker in a club. The film makers seem to want to show us how they "did it", but it's so hard to do so. It's really a shame that these two film makers are so lacking in common sense and common sense ethics.

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Beverly C.

Peter Fonda and Bernard Purdom, together again, with a great deal of technical knowledge. Funny documentary which deals with the day-to-day life of a group of Holocaust survivors living in the Austrian Alps. They are mostly young and the youngest child is only two years old. The movie is filmed in a very clever way and in a way that tells the story without narration. No spoilers here, we have to wait for the DVD. In the end I didn't find the movie especially interesting, but it's a film that should be seen. It doesn't look at the past from a distance and is about the present. Definitely worth seeing.

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Charles Lawrence

It's been said that with great power comes great responsibility. If you've never tried to commit suicide, you must see this film. It's a very graphic, depressing movie, and the whole film has a very angry, sad tone to it. With that said, you can probably watch this film for how it impacts you. If you think it's depressing, that doesn't mean it's a good movie. If you're someone who is suicidal, it's probably not a good movie to watch.

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Mary W.

Films like these are very rare in the cinema. This movie is based on a true story and it deals with the topic of child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. It is very informative and provides an insight into the horrible experience of a child molesting a priest. The movie also gives a few really good perspectives on how the Catholic Church deals with the issue and the consequences of molesting a priest. This is a good movie to watch if you are into movies about child abuse in the Catholic Church. It is very well done and follows the story very well. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes a good story about a child molesting a priest.

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Andrea

This film is a one-time watch. I don't know why it is so popular, and I don't know why it is so different from the others. It is a bit hard to follow. I have no idea why they went with a different narrator for this one. The acting is good, but I just don't think it adds to the film. The film is about a family who has a newborn baby. They don't know what to do with it. There are several problems with the child, including his behavior and his attitude. When the mother learns that her child is being taken to a clinic, she doesn't want to see him. So, the father decides to adopt him. So, the father, his wife and the baby's mother decide to go to the clinic. After the adoption, the father, wife and baby's mother are going to a small town in Arizona. The father's wife thinks that the baby is being neglected and wants to adopt him back. The mother's wife is convinced that the child is being abused. But, she also knows that the baby is not in need of much care. After a while, the couple decide to take the baby back. It's a funny movie, but the problem is that it is hard to follow. There are many things that don't make sense. For example, why would they want to adopt a baby that is still very sick and is unable to walk? Why would the father adopt a baby that is going to be put up for adoption when he is so sick? There are many problems with this film, but I have to say that it is a good film for a first viewing. The actors are good, and the story is interesting. I recommend it to people who like to watch documentaries.

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Katherine Lawson

You'll be surprised at how this movie actually comes across. It's quite unusual to see such a great documentary about such a controversial subject as abortion, and it is a treat to see a movie like this. While some people may be hesitant about seeing this film, it is definitely worth seeing. It's actually quite sad, and you will find yourself crying a lot during the movie. The real reason to see this movie is for the amazing cast and crew who put this together. It's a great feeling to see this documentary. If you are interested in learning more about abortion, you should definitely see this. It's very informative, and it is a very well-done movie. I strongly recommend this film, and I hope it makes you feel better about what abortion is really like.

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Kathy

This documentary follows the journey of a group of South Africans in the hope of exposing the "bio-terrorism" behind the spate of terrorist attacks that have occurred in South Africa. The film follows the group, a group of Afrikaans/Ndebele/Dravidian speaking South Africans who are living in Johannesburg. The group consists of a former terrorist who now works as a "media analyst" for the South African government, and a group of young South Africans who have been recruited to go on the run from the police. The group are an eclectic bunch of different races and backgrounds, but the group are united in their desire to expose the media and government for what they are. In the end, the group is successful in bringing to light the "bio-terrorism" behind these attacks. I thought this was a very interesting film, the only thing that was missing was a bit more of the actual attacks themselves. This was a very good documentary and it definitely has some flaws, but it is still a good documentary. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in the topic. 7/10

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Scott C.

I saw this film when it was released in the summer of 2001, and it really shocked me. It is an intelligent and thought-provoking film about the US-Mexico border, with all the problems that border crossings have. However, I didn't think it was very realistic. I am a scientist and I work with a lot of illegal immigrants, and I know a lot of them personally. Some of the characters were quite stereotypical, but that wasn't a big problem for me. The main thing that surprised me is the use of music and lyrical imagery to depict a specific point of view. In the film, the Mexican government seems to be trying to control the border to try to stop illegal immigration. However, the main character sees a different reality, as he crosses the border and meets some pretty strong characters along the way. Overall, it's a well-made film, but I think that the portrayal of the border crossing experience is not very realistic. Also, I have to say that the music is very different from the other films that I have seen recently. I can see why the director chose to use that particular music. Overall, I think that it's a very good film that should be seen by people who are interested in border crossings. 7/10.

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Benjamin Robinson

I was pleasantly surprised to see this documentary. It's a little bit long, but you can't help but notice how well done the filming is. The soundtrack is excellent, too, and the pictures are great. The focus on the non-medical aspects of FGM is illuminating. It's a very powerful film. However, I think the film could have been shorter. There is a lot of information that should have been included in the film, but the director didn't get to it. It's a shame. I hope this is the last documentary on FGM that they make. I was so upset when I saw that the documentary was over.

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Albert

If you are a filmmaker, you will find this film to be informative and interesting. The film focuses on the global effects of the oil industry on the environment, the people and communities who live in the affected areas and the global economy. I saw the film during my senior year of high school. The film is worth seeing. It is educational and it will make you think about your own community and how it is affected by this industry. The film is very well done and it is very easy to get caught up in the impact that oil has on the environment and the people. The film is great and it will keep you engaged and interested. This film is definitely worth seeing.

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Beverly Flores

I saw this film on a double bill with THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD. I have to say, this movie is one of the better films I have seen in the last few years. I think it is the best film that Scott has done. It is a very interesting documentary. It is a good look at the women's movement and how the women were treated by the men in the movement. It is not a film that would be to the point of being educational or even entertaining. It is a film that is meant to be viewed by the viewer. It is definitely a film worth seeing.

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Evelyn

The film is the story of three women who have suffered severe mental trauma, all having been sexually abused as children. They are now adults and they are living in a large house with two young children. The mother, Margot, who has been an alcoholic and an alcoholic, wants to get out of the house and has been paying her psychiatrist to get her out of the institution. She is also a feminist and she wants her children to be educated in the same manner that they were educated in her childhood. The father, Victor, who has been mentally unstable, is not sure that he wants to leave his wife and is often angry. He has had an affair with a young woman. He is also dealing with his mother. The mother is very angry at him. They go to the mental hospital where they are treated by Dr. Bronsmith and Dr. Hall. Bronsmith does not seem to care what happens to the children. He just wants them to have an education and if they are not behaving they are put into an institution. Dr. Hall is also very angry at Bronsmith and believes that he is not taking his responsibilities seriously. They are the only people who seem to understand what is happening to the children. This is an important film. If you have seen it and you have not then please take the time to do so. You will not be disappointed.

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Olivia Porter

This film is about the entire history of the World Cup and it's impact on the countries involved. I would have to say that this is the most important documentary about the World Cup I've ever seen, as it's so informative about every single nation involved in the event and it's also very interesting in terms of its subject matter. The film covers the history of every nation that has participated in the World Cup, and every country that has ever participated in the World Cup. The documentary does an excellent job of showing the conflict between the World Cup and the United States during the first half of the movie. For instance, the documentary does a great job showing the two countries' nations and how they're divided in terms of national identity. The documentary also does a good job of showing the hatred that the World Cup has for some countries and how they see it as a terrible thing. Finally, the documentary also does a great job of showing how the World Cup has changed the lives of the countries involved in it, and it also does a great job of showing the negative effects that the World Cup has on the people involved in it. I'm not going to spoil the end of the documentary by giving any details, but I can say that it's very interesting and very moving. The film's title is actually "The World Cup: The Fateful Game", and the documentary is basically about the FIFA World Cup and how it's affected the countries involved. The documentary is about the World Cup from the 60's to the 90's, and it also shows how it's affected the nations involved. I would recommend this documentary to anyone that is interested in soccer, and I would also recommend it to anyone who loves history, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone that wants to know what the World Cup has been like.

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Jason Grant

Before this film, I had no knowledge about the case. I was able to appreciate the events that led to the trial and how the public tried to view the case. However, this film is too long and a bit to show the whole story, which is not good. It is good to know what really happened in the trial but if you are only interested in the details of the case, I would suggest to watch the documentary "Lost Boys", which covers the same subject. I would give the film a 7, because it is very good.

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Megan M.

The only film on the subject of Bergdahl's disappearance and rescue from captivity in Afghanistan, this film is a disjointed series of interviews with soldiers who had seen him and served with him in the Afghanistan War. They are all "fresh" from the war, and each has a different perspective on what happened. Most agree on what happened: Bergdahl walked off his base, but was never heard from again. He was eventually captured and killed by enemy forces. The film contains plenty of war footage, including the infamous "Taliban Rangers" who drove Bergdahl to desert, while he was surrounded by Pakistani soldiers who wouldn't take him on a Pakistani base. But Bergdahl's mission of finding a mysterious map that might lead him to his friends is a pretty obvious setup for a film, and the fact that he's never heard from again is a major flaw in the film. While the film is slightly interesting, it is just too slow for my liking, and the fact that it's so disjointed means that it doesn't have the emotional impact that a better film would have. That said, there are several interesting interviews with soldiers who know Bergdahl and were in the military with him. The film has a strong documentary feel to it, and it makes for an interesting look at what happened, but it's not a very good film.

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Paul James

I am a long time and loyal follower of the John Lennon and Beatle's, and as an adult, I was curious as to what I could find out about their lives. Being a huge fan of the music, I knew that I would be able to find a few things that would provide more insight on the creative process. I watched "Lennon's Last Five Days" for the first time and was enthralled. I was not disappointed. I can say without hesitation that this documentary is one of the best I have ever seen on the subject. The only thing I can say is that I had no idea what to expect. I did not expect to see Lennon's facial expressions, his voice, his body language. This documentary told me more than I could have ever imagined. I would recommend this film to anyone that is a fan of the music, a Lennon fan or a Beatle fan. As a film maker, this documentary is a gem. It is a must see for anyone who is a fan of the music.

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Albert

One of the most interesting things about the movie is that the three main actors are all actors. They are all serious actors who play characters in this film that are not meant to be serious. There is not one single character in this movie that is supposed to be funny, and it is a rare occurrence that a film makes a good movie while having one or two funny scenes. This movie is good because it has a good story, and it is a good film because it is good at what it is trying to do, which is to create a good movie. The acting is top notch, and the film is very well made. This is a film that is very worth watching.