Steam Aquarela


Water is the main protagonist, seen in all its great and terrible beauty. Mountains of ice move and break apart as if they had a life of their own. Kossakovsky's film travels the world, from the precarious frozen waters of Russia's Lake Baikal and Miami in the throes of Hurricane Irma, to Venezuela's mighty Angel Falls in order to paint a portrait of this fluid life force in all its glorious forms. Fragile humans experience life and death, joy and despair in the face of its power.

Other Titles
Aquarela: A Força da Natureza, Aquarela - L'odyssée de l'eau
Running Time
1 hours 30 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Viktor Kosakovskiy
Viktor Kosakovskiy, Aimara Reques
Germany, USA, Denmark, UK
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Aquarela» (23)

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Joe Vasquez

This documentary is a strong indictment of the corruption in politics in Mexico. The situation is very different from other countries where politicians have a lot of power but not enough to play it. In Mexico, the politician always has to have political connections. The corruption and the influence of money and power in politics is the only way to achieve any success in politics. While others from other countries can win elections, the politician can still win elections, but still, the government will be under pressure from the opposition. The corruption and the power of money are real dangers for the life of a Mexican citizen. There are many things in the documentary that show the corruption in politics and it is very common for the politicians to try to get more money for their own benefit. There are many examples of how a politician loses all power to be manipulated by the oligarch. There is also an instance of how the government is able to overcome corruption when a person is killed. The documentary has many interesting facts, but I think this is the best way to see the corruption in politics in Mexico. A must see for anyone interested in political affairs in Mexico. 9/10

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I've heard this film is amazing, but never really saw it. But I was lucky enough to get a copy of it and now I can say I finally saw it. The film is directed by Eugenio de la Torre, who did a remarkable job. The film focuses on a local community in Buenos Aires that has been dealing with one problem after another since the 1980s. This problem is drugs. The drug addiction has led the community to become heavily corrupt, and the community is now destroying the drug production. The film is really well done. The direction and cinematography are very good. The story is well told and has a lot of insight into the situation in the community. The acting is also excellent. I was quite surprised at how much of the actors were missing. There were many great actors in the film. I also thought that the movie was very well done. The story and the scenes are quite amazing. The film definitely touches the viewers heart. I loved the movie and I give it a 10/10.

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Brian M.

The people of the Mediterranean Region are dying off at an alarming rate. And this is not just happening in the area around the Mediterranean Sea, but is happening all over Europe. The film is an in depth look at how the people of the region have dealt with this, and what we can do to help them. The film also talks about the current refugee crisis, and the benefits of a Europe that was able to accept more people. I found the film very informative, but it is very depressing at times. The film talks about how the deaths of some of the inhabitants of the area have been linked to the fishing industry, and how the region is responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year. But the film also talks about the ethical issues that arise when people are forced to stay in a place that is not habitable. It's clear that the people of the area want to go to Europe, and the film shows them that they can do so. But that is no good for the region's future, because they are unable to survive in Europe. The film has a lot of personal stories, and it also gives you a clear look at how the region is being run. The actors are very convincing, and the camera work is very good. The film is extremely well made, but the ending is very sad, and you know that it will end on a down note. Overall, the film is very well made, and it's sad to see that the people of the area are being forced to stay there, but it's good to see that they are able to survive there. It's sad that they are unable to survive in Europe, but if they can, then that is a good thing. I recommend this film to everyone.

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This documentary follows the journey of two young immigrants in search of their dreams and experiences of becoming a successful business owner and a legal immigrant in the United States. The movie chronicles their journey as they journey to the United States from Mexico to escape poverty and desperation. It is a moving documentary that shows the everyday hardships, hopes and dreams that these immigrants experience as they try to successfully integrate into American society. I was shocked to see how much more successful these men were after they received their green cards. The immigration and naturalization system has changed, which makes it harder for immigrants to successfully integrate into the United States. This documentary reminds the audience that the new system can be difficult to navigate and a lot of immigrants feel the need to lie to get through the system. I think it's also important to remember that the majority of the undocumented population is able to successfully integrate into American society. This is not the case for those who are undocumented. I applaud the movie for showing the stories of these men and providing the audience with a realistic view of the problems that immigrants face when attempting to integrate into American society.

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Harry C.

This is a documentary about the legacy of a certain body of musicians of the Bay Area. This documentary is a must watch. With interviews from the people of the Bay Area and other places as well, this film gives a view into the cultural and social changes that have taken place and what has come out of them. I know it has been talked about for decades but never really thought about it. Then I read about how it was filmed and that I was supposed to be in a band. So that was the moment I decided to go see this film. It was worth the time. One of the things that I learned was that music is very much an art form. The actors were the real life musicians that played in the movie. It was very cool to see how they were in the real world and the differences between the scenes from the real world and the other scenes. The film is a fascinating look into the lives of these musicians and how they used to live and what their goals were in their lives. The film is very well done and there is not one scene that is not interesting. The characters that they are talking about are people you might not know. It's not just the music that's interesting. There are many interesting points in the film that make you think. For example, there is a scene where they talk about how music has been used to help people through life. They discuss the kind of music that they used to play and how it has affected people. The film also talks about the importance of the musicians that were associated with the band, and how they went on to other music careers. It also talks about how the band members have changed in their own lives and how it has changed the way they feel about music. The film is a great movie to look at and it will be a good conversation starter for the bands and fans of the Bay Area. If you want to hear the music and see the people, this is a great documentary.

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Maria H.

This is the story of a man and his dog who were forced to walk miles to the grocery store in order to make ends meet. One of the most inspiring stories I've ever heard. I loved it. I also loved the little videos of the people talking about their experience. One day, I think it will go to the PBS. I recommend this to anyone who is interested in a story about life on the streets. It's a "must see."

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You don't have to be a sailor to appreciate the beauty and magic of the oceans. Even if you are, you will be transported to another time and place in your life. This is a terrific film, full of great footage and a wealth of interesting facts. The actors are not the only reason to watch this film. I just loved the camera work, the beautiful editing, and the wonderful sound that goes along with the waves. The actors were both true to the era and a nice contrast to the rest of the footage. I could watch this movie again and again and never tire of it.

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Vincent Brewer

I have always been a huge fan of "Midnight in Paris", and this documentary is no exception. The interviewees are true, and the film is full of interesting and amusing anecdotes and jokes, not to mention beautiful, deep, poetic images. I really enjoyed this film, and was glad that I got to see it.

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Lauren Thompson

This movie is very well made. I think the way the director and the crew are able to make it as long and as pure as possible without any shortcuts or dramatization is very brilliant. When the movie starts, you're never bored. The images are just so mesmerizing. At first, when the airplane hits the ground, the viewers are still wondering about it. But in the end, it's like they know why it happened. What was it? Why did it happen? Why didn't the pilots think it was possible to do that? How did the controllers know? How did the plane respond? How did the crew deal with it? What if they hadn't heard it? What if they had been drunk? What if they had been injured? What if they hadn't lost contact with the ground? What if it was their last flight? How would they react? What if they hadn't been warned? What if they had survived it? The questions are so huge that they make the movie so much more powerful. I don't want to give much away, but the way the movie ends really makes you think. I think this movie is going to be a classic, just like "American Beauty" or "Airport."

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This is a documentary about the smuggling of various natural resources from the Amazon basin to the world market. The result is that about 90 percent of Brazil's oil supply is now in the hands of companies, not the government, in the form of crude oil (buying from corrupt companies) or products from the fields. These companies are run by businessmen who have money problems, and do not have the political authority to protect the natural resources. On the contrary, the companies are run by politicians and their supporters. The documentary also shows how Brazil's largest oil company has controlled the oil and gas in the Amazon, and how the Brazilian government has failed to create an independent authority to control the use of these resources. In the end, the political system has left the companies on top, and those responsible for the natural resources are working for private corporations, which are the richest in the world, rather than government. We learn that the richest private corporations have the government's permission to use natural resources for industrial purposes, while the governments are basically serving their own corporations. In the end, we see that Brazil's oil supply has been in danger of being sold to foreign companies, and that it is now at risk. As for the Amazon, the oil is pumped from the mine in the Amazon, rather than from the fields. This means that the government does not have the authority to stop the oil from being pumped, and that the public is already paying for the damage caused by the companies. What's more, this way of extracting oil, which has serious ecological and health impacts, has become the main source of income for the companies. The film is very interesting. It shows us how the Amazon is being ruined by the corporations, and how governments have been controlled by the corporations. The industry has controlled our politicians, and the politicians have been controlled by the corporations. The film ends on a positive note, because the population is finally starting to wake up. All these environmental disasters can be stopped, but it is not going to happen overnight.

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I'm not a big fan of documentary movies, but this one was very enjoyable. The director did a good job of keeping the audience involved in the story, the editing was very good, and the interviews were very well done. I'm not a big fan of the music, but it fit the story very well. The pictures were beautiful, and the locations were very beautiful. I've never been to Mexico, but it's really worth a trip to see it. My wife and I really enjoyed this movie.

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The documentary about this little-known author, more than half a century old, has been released. It tells the story of a man, Francisco Domingos Perez (Jacqueline Bisset), who, in the early 20th century, set out to publish books. But he was soon recognized as a genius and his books became a success. But by the early 1950s he was losing his grip on his fame and his papers were stolen. Finally, in 1957, he was arrested for "planning and executing a murder." Perez, who was actually an old and wounded sailor, claimed that he had only done it for the love of writing. In his confession, he had explained that he did not do it out of greed, but because he was the only one in his family who could read. But he could not commit suicide and died in jail. Many of the victims, of course, never realized that their loved ones were murdered, or that it had taken so long to get to the truth. The book was never published, but Perez continued to write until his death in 1977. And his story is fascinating, because he was an obvious anti-authoritarians. He tried to discourage the author, the real author, from publishing his work. The man who loved his books was his former wife and he was actually convinced that the author had committed suicide. There was no doubt, of course, that he was right. It was also interesting to see how the victims got to the truth and to know that the real author had never been caught. There is some very touching scenes in this documentary, too. Bisset gives an excellent performance as the author and is absolutely mesmerizing as the young and naïve woman who was an addict of morphine and alcohol, but who was also interested in literature and the arts. It is a pity that the film is not much longer than the 90 minutes it takes to run, because it is really not about the author, but about the author's struggle. It is an interesting story, one of the best written about in the history of the human race.

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This is the only documentary I've ever seen on the notorious drug war in Mexico. Not surprisingly, this documentary is very depressing and very very hard to watch, but it does a great job of conveying the truth of what goes on in Mexico. The interviews are interesting and informative, and the film is informative, too. The visuals are awesome, and I'm still laughing at some of the scenes. I really recommend this documentary. I don't know how they did it, but they managed to make this documentary as realistic as possible. There is also a great deal of footage of the women being tortured by the drug cartels. It's really hard to watch, but it is very sad. This documentary is definitely a must-see.

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Betty G.

I agree with most of the reviewers here. I love this film. I also thought that it was a great and unique look at the Mexico that was so spectacular and interesting in the 70's and the 60's, but not as fascinating or as striking in the 80's. I also felt that the film didn't tell the full story of the people that the makers of the film wanted to show. It felt as if they were trying to tell a story that wasn't as compelling as they wanted it to be. I loved this film and recommend it to all. I would also like to add that I feel that this film shows the Mexican culture and its uniqueness and the people that it attracted. I also felt that the director captured the spirit of the era very well. This is a wonderful film, not only for Mexicans, but for all people who are interested in the world of music, culture and modern life. 8/10

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Kathy Garza

The Aquarela is a compelling and powerful film, about the lives of an environmental activist and a newly married couple who attempt to make a home in the countryside, despite the challenges and dangers of living there. The film starts off with the wife (Elizabeth Maxwell) and her husband (Owen Teasdale) trying to build their home, using available materials and material of questionable value. They have to fight their way through local militia, abusive landowners, and an increasing threat of a war with neighboring tribes. The husband (who is a civil engineer) makes sure to warn them about the dangerous and dangerous materials used to build their home. As they struggle to get the materials needed to build their home, they begin to have an affect on each other. Through the movie, the wife becomes more involved in the environmental movement, becoming more involved in the movement as she and the husband become more involved in it. This culminates in the confrontation with the militia in the middle of the movie, a confrontation that is very similar to the one that took place in Placerville, California. This film is a must see for anyone interested in environmental issues. Elizabeth Maxwell is absolutely fantastic as the wife, and Owen Teasdale is excellent as the husband. This is a good film to see if you want to learn about the environmental movement and the problems with living in the "commune" in the countryside. It is a well made movie, with a strong cast and a strong message. It is definitely worth seeing. I would rate this film 9/10. Rating: 8/10

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Alice V.

I do not know how to describe this documentary, you can only feel that you are there with the people who are in that town. The story of the small community and the issues that are being faced daily is heartbreaking. I was moved to tears by this film and it made me realize that there is a lot of beauty in this world. I did not realize how much this town is truly blessed. It is amazing to see the people who have nothing and still manage to make a wonderful community. It is great to see so many people come together and work together to raise money for medical school. It is a great community and the people are so very kind. This film is very sad and it does not show the good in the world. However, this film does show the struggles that many are going through and I can truly see the people who have nothing and are still doing so much to make a difference. I do not have enough words to express my appreciation for this film and the people who put their hearts into this project. I would recommend this film to anyone.

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Susan H.

If you are interested in small scale environmental research, see this movie. The small scale is not overwhelming, but there is no small scale in this movie. The dialog is sparse, but the camera is constant. The story unfolds gradually, with the camera taking a kind of camera roll of the people as they move, with a glimpse of the terrain and a vision of the landscape. When the film ends, you have to wonder how much more you can learn from the people. It is a good thing to know about the people and their story, and the movie does that, but it is not a story you need to know from the start.

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Christopher S.

As a short documentary about the girl from the big city, this film is excellent. As a movie, it's ok, but the film is a bit disappointing, it could have been better. The main problem of the film is that the film lacks of a more interesting script. There are no interesting questions to ask and the film just ends on a very disappointing note. The story is simple and uninteresting, and the ideas presented are hardly new. It seems that the director is trying to tell a great story, but he doesn't manage it. The director doesn't explain any of the points he is trying to make, he just shows the main events in the story. It is a pity that the film doesn't manage to tell a great story.

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Jack E.

Aquarela is a powerful and harrowing documentary on the horrible conditions that migrant workers in the UK endure. It has been produced by ActionAid and is the first documentary on the subject. The film explores how migrants in the UK are treated by the authorities and the local communities in which they live. It's a compelling story and the footage is beautiful and extremely well shot. The pace is perfect, but it never drags and I was constantly engaged. The director, Melissa Moore, has a remarkable ability to engage the viewer and get to the point quickly, without ever letting up on the emotion or tedium of the situation. Her voice-over narration gives the audience the insight into the migrants' plight and their lives. The subjects are very real, some of them having spent years in slavery, and some having been abandoned by their families. There are many harrowing scenes, including one in which a migrant worker is forced to perform sexual acts on another worker and his child. The focus of the film is not on the horrific treatment, but on the migrants' ability to endure it. The film is very moving and brings home the grim reality of the human trafficking of these people. I really recommend it to anyone.

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This film shows how a small island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with a population of about 2,000 people, the main community on the island is what is left of the native population and how they have taken the traditional way of life of their ancestors and use it to survive. There is no weapons, no transportation, no electricity, no communication with the outside world and what little there is is with a language and no cars. The movie also shows the destruction of the old infrastructure and how this leads to the degradation of the entire community. A simple society can have something as simple as a few people and a few boats, but as the movie shows, the one who manages to survive is a very rare and beautiful species. I loved this movie and it was a very important documentary that you should see. I would recommend it to anybody and everyone.

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Amazing documentary about the problem of teen pregnancy in Mexico, and about a girl who is the first to be attacked. An important film, with a great voice-over, and the best movie I have seen about the topic of the cultural impact of the media on our young people. The following is just a short summary of the film, but it is a must see. Some people are so scared of the media's influence on their children, that they make them think that every piece of news they read, is false. Even when it comes from a respected newspaper, it is not always true, and the media is simply biased. If you are a parent, or know a parent, you will understand, and you will find this movie very educational. I thought it was very interesting, and it is full of beautiful footage, that I would love to see on film. If you want to know more about teen pregnancy in Mexico, or learn some useful facts about it, see it. It's free, and you don't need to buy it, it is very easy to get. And you will learn, and be changed. Also, you will learn, and be inspired.

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This is an extremely rare film from the seventies. I thought it was very well-made and did a great job capturing the youth of Mexico in the early 80s. In addition, I think that it is a very well-made film, as it is very relevant in the current youth issues of Mexico. The film does a great job of illustrating the impact of the United States of America on the youth and the society. I have found that films such as this are more representative of the state of our youth than most of the movies currently coming out. It is great to see that we are still making films, even if they are from the seventies. The film is a great film, well-made and does a great job of illustrating the youth of Mexico in the early 80s. I highly recommend this film to anyone interested in Mexican youth.

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Daniel Vargas

I am not an artist, and I have no particular interest in art, but this documentary was so well made and so well done that I will probably watch it again. I would give it an 8.1. That is what is needed to get a recommendation.