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The Hottest August

The Hottest August is a movie starring Clare Coulter. Ordinary people in New York are asked to talk about their lives and their hopes for the future in a time marked by political division and climate change.

Running Time
1 hours 34 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Brett Story
Actors
Clare Coulter
Country
Canada, USA
Year
2019
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

Ordinary people in New York are asked to talk about their lives and their hopes for the future in a time marked by political division and climate change.

Comments about documentary «The Hottest August» (18)

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Bobby Rogers

I was at the college of the last ten years where all these photos were taken and this is what I saw, this is the way to do it. The movie was interesting and informative. This is just an idea. Maybe it was an idea before and people used to think like this but we don't know that. I don't think I will go to another college.

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Sharon Grant

All of the above seem to me to be extremely positive aspects of the film, and at times, I actually feel I'm part of the film. To me, this film is a form of art, and the "objective" of this film is to discuss the issues. The film also has an unspoken, kind of "right" side to it, but this is a neutral, so it's hard to say who's right or wrong. The actors are excellent, and the film itself is great. It's great to see all these great documentaries that are making a strong impact on the world. It's a shame that so many films like this get overlooked and treated with disdain, or even worse, disregarded.

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Susan Alvarado

I love this documentary, but for a lot of reasons, I'm not sure that I would want to see it again. I'd like to point out a few things: The two biggest ones were not the filmmakers' intent: they wanted to show that people in Japan's underground porn industry actually work and eat together, and that even the gay porn industry's rules were the same as the porn industry's rules. The other was that they never bothered to ask the people in the porn industry about how they felt about the interviewees, and about the questions asked, or the censorship that was applied to them. It is shocking how much I would like to know about these people, and I would be curious if they were doing anything else than working in porn, as they appear to be. I know the government in Japan does not allow the adult film industry to be very successful in Japan, but they might have allowed them to be very successful in Japan if they weren't so afraid of censorship. But they seem to be pretty open about it, so that is a good thing. The second thing was that they made the porn industry appear so normal, and so like any other industry. And I can understand that the film makers wanted to make it look like it was just another industry. But it seems so fake. I would like to know more about the porn industry, and I would also like to know about the pornography industry, but I would also like to know how the porn industry works and how it works within the porn industry. If you know, please let me know.

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Olivia C.

This documentary is about a reporter and a young person who make a documentary about the discovery of a steam engine that could have been the ancestor of the one used in the steam engines of the future. They also talk to a guy who claims that he can travel to another dimension. The documentary is mostly about the young reporter and his experiments and dreams of traveling to another dimension. At one point he talks about the idea of turning the electricity into sound waves that can travel in space. The documentary does not tell the whole story, which makes it difficult to understand what is going on. At the end the young person becomes delusional and disappears. The reporter, who is traveling to another dimension, does not believe that he can go back to the present, as he does not believe that the young reporter could be insane. The viewer does not get a clear picture of the time and events during the last years of World War II. It is quite difficult to understand the time and events in this documentary. A long documentary about a short subject is hard to understand. The main problem is that the audience does not get a clear picture of what is going on.

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Madison R.

This film was great. It tells the story of a group of two girls who find their way to a Canadian ski resort to break the news of a wedding. It also shows how hard it is to be apart of something bigger than yourself. The kids are cute, and they are very entertaining. I'm a big fan of Jenna and Anna (the two girls), and I recommend this film to anyone.

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Samantha

I've read the previous comments by these individuals, and the gist of them is that the DVD does not contain enough interviews to fully explore this fascinating story. I believe the lack of interviews and a lack of a compelling narrative on the subject matter (one interview with Dr. Grodin, and the other with the researcher himself) make this a great documentary for fans of the subject matter. The documentary explores the concept of 'Black Harvest' in depth, and I believe that this is an interesting idea and makes for an interesting viewing experience. The film provides a great source of information and inspiration. I can't say that I'm a fan of the Dr. Grodin project, but the interviews with his wife and daughter, as well as his grandson and his family are very interesting. There's a lot of emotional information, and the film contains a lot of technical information about how this discovery was made. In the documentary, there's a lot of technical information that I've never heard before, but the interviewees also talk about the research process and how they feel about the research. This documentary will appeal to many different audiences, including those who are not familiar with the science of 'black harvest', but I believe that fans of the subject matter will also enjoy this documentary. I rate this documentary a 7/10.

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John

I have seen all the "August" films, and although I am not a fan of them, I can honestly say that this one was the best. This is not a bad movie. In fact, it is very good. In the same vein, it is a good movie. In fact, it is one of the best documentaries I have seen, and possibly the best. The film itself is made by Paul Reiser, the same man who directed "What's Eating Gilbert Grape", and the two men had an idea for a movie. In their minds, it was going to be like "What's Eating Gilbert Grape". They got some very good actors, and very well edited. They really wanted to make a documentary about the "August" phenomenon, but they did not have a lot of money, so they decided to make this. So, what did they do? They made a movie about "August" and filmed all the people who had seen August in the past year. The entire movie is made from interviews, clips, and, even the famous audio recordings of the past year. This is what really makes the movie. I would definitely recommend this documentary. I would even say it is very well done. So, go see it. You will not be disappointed. Overall, I would give it an 8/10.

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Walter H.

Director/producer Sean S. Cunningham's documentary about a man's quest to go on a self-imposed exile to find his own spirit, and the impact it has on his relationship with his daughter. The real-life "Thing" (aka Ernesto Guevara) is a Cuban exile who's an accomplished artist, an advocate for environmental causes, and the father of the one-time boxer, the Filipino Manny Pacquiao, whom the young man idolized. For this reason, when Pacquiao was born in 1979, it marked the first birth of a child with a mother not related to a person who had already died. The family's sole remaining relative was a woman who was already dead. As for the Guevara character, he was born in a United Nations refugee camp in Mexico and arrived in the United States as a child. He did not go on the journey that would lead to his exile, but instead "discovered" it and became a kind of cultural superhero for his daughter and a pioneer of the movement for environmentalism. Cunningham's documentary is slow-paced and tepid in its delivery, but the two-hour-long offering is fascinating and full of passion and hope for the world that is a lot like Cunningham's life and the experience he is chronicling. Cunningham is a man who has made a lot of great films, but this is the first one that has captured his personal story in a documentary format.

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Alan S.

Like many of the previous reviewers, I did not see the original Hottest August, so I was quite surprised to find this on TV. The reason for this was because the original had a great scene where Paul tells one of his friends that he wants to get a job at a bank and has to choose between his job and a girl he likes. This was done in the original, and it was a very funny scene. The entire audience laughed the entire time. The scene in this film is just one of those funny scenes. The reason why it is a good film is because the story is more complex than the original. The story takes place in the 1980's and involves a lot of 'old' slang, which was very entertaining to see. I also like that the original was much more laid back, and had more comedic elements, and this film also had a good dose of comedy, which is one of the reasons why I like this film. The film is a lot of fun to watch. This film is a lot like a British version of the American film Anchorman. The way that the characters act is very funny. I was really surprised to find out that this film had an amazing cast of actors, but I guess the main reason I liked it was because of the characters. I do not know if it is because the actors are British, but they really do have a lot of chemistry. I did not like that they all spoke with such an Australian accent, but I understand that it was a choice. I also do not know why the film was not released in Australia. I do not know why that is, but the film is really good. I do not think that it is worth buying, but it is worth renting. I would recommend it to people who are into British comedy.

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Dorothy Hicks

I really enjoyed this documentary, but it does leave a few questions unanswered. I also would have liked to see more from the folks involved, so that I could have formed an opinion of their work. The nature of the movie was different from the documentary, which was a bit better in that the personal stories were more interesting. The story of the people who have decided to live in the woods in the middle of nowhere is interesting, but the topic of water seemed to have been covered. I felt the movie was overburdened with events that would have been more interesting to focus on. The other thing I didn't like about the movie was that I didn't see the humor that would have made the movie more interesting to me. It was pretty clear that the people who were involved in the movie were doing it for the money. And the story of the people who made it seem like a sham, so the movie doesn't really give them the credit they deserve. However, the movie itself is well done. It is shot well, and the cinematography is interesting. I thought the writing was pretty good. I think the directing and editing were a little uneven. It's not a bad movie, but I would have liked to have seen more from the people involved.

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Jesse S.

A must see documentary. I am a fan of the band and have been for years. The film does a great job of telling the story of how the band came together and what it was like to be a member of the band. I highly recommend this documentary.

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Teresa

This is a great documentary that brings to light the true history of the infamous summer of '73. It's a story of how a group of young men and women became the first to ever play football in the White House, and it's also a story of how they became the first to ever play in the White House. The story is told from the perspective of the football players, and the stories of the people who played in the White House are told from the perspective of the people who played in the White House. It's a great movie that should be shown to everyone who is interested in the subject of the White House. I think this movie will be the basis of many a future documentary.

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Nancy P.

I was at the premiere of this film and was completely blown away by the performances and the story. I was so impressed by the performances of all the actors, especially the lead female. I was in tears at the end of the film. I highly recommend this film. It was so emotional and I was so moved by the story that I was almost in tears. I think the story is important and I hope people see it. I was so moved by the story that I could not stop crying. The film was amazing. It is a must see.

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Lauren

Just finished watching this movie and was surprised at how long it was. The movie did a great job of showing the struggles and the difficulties a single mother goes through to support her child in high school and college. The information she has to go through is amazing and informative. I think people will enjoy the film and learn something about the challenges of a single mother in the US. This film does an excellent job of showing the struggles and the things that help to create a mother. I would recommend this film to anyone.

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Christian Estrada

I never write reviews, but I am going to do so here. This film was really good. It was different from the normal documentaries that we have today. The director was not a regular documentary maker, and what I found to be his best quality was that he wanted to show us different sides of the story and make us see the flaws in the system. What I also liked about this documentary was that it was really hard to make a documentary about a time that was so bad. I feel like this was the most important and important period in American history, and this documentary was really important because of that. I feel like this is one of the best documentaries that I have seen, because of it's length, it's perspective, and it's action. This is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen and I highly recommend this film.

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Joshua

I was hoping for a bit more "softer" atmosphere and more consideration for the animals in the circus. But I'm glad that the movie wasn't as somber and depressing as I expected it to be. I really wanted to like it more, but it did have its ups and downs. For me, I felt the movie fell into the trap of a "dramatic movie", and not the action-packed sort. There were some scenes that were absolutely terrifying, especially in the beginning. Overall, the film was somewhat "romantic", but I understand that they were trying to appeal to a romantic audience. I also felt that the documentary style was a bit over-done at times. I didn't like that it seemed to make the circus seem so "mechanical". It was also a bit predictable in some parts, which is why I felt that it didn't have the "softer" atmosphere that I wanted. Also, some of the scenes could've been edited a bit better. I also felt that the photography was a bit strange, especially towards the end. Overall, the movie is decent, but definitely not a classic. It's not a "classic" like "I am Legend", but it is not bad either.

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Harry H.

I'm not sure what to say. This documentary is a very good representation of what it means to be a "queer". It's a very personal story, and it's a very personal experience. I was very moved by the way it was filmed. I hope that more people will see this documentary and be able to see the true beauty that is queerness. I also hope that this documentary will inspire more people to see what it means to be a queer person.

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Katherine G.

I love this documentary. It is so true to life and the people who live it. I can relate to all the people in the documentary and I love the people that have helped me. I can't even begin to tell you how much I appreciate this documentary. I love it!