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The Most Unknown

The Most Unknown is a movie starring Jennifer L. Macalady, Davide D'Angelo, and Axel Cleeremans. The Most Unknown is an epic documentary film that sends nine scientists to extraordinary parts of the world to uncover unexpected...

Other Titles
The most unknown, Niewyjaśnione tajemnice nauki
Running Time
1 hours 32 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Ian Cheney
Actors
Emilie Caspar, Jennifer L. Macalady, Davide D'Angelo, Axel Cleeremans
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The Most Unknown is an epic documentary film that sends nine scientists to extraordinary parts of the world to uncover unexpected answers to some of humanity's biggest questions. How did life begin? What is time? What is consciousness? How much do we really know? By introducing researchers from diverse backgrounds for the first time, then dropping them into new, immersive field work they previously hadn't tackled, the film reveals the true potential of interdisciplinary collaboration, pushing the boundaries of how science storytelling is approached. What emerges is a deeply human trip to the foundations of discovery and a powerful reminder that the unanswered questions are the most crucial ones to pose. Directed by Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ian Cheney (The Search for General Tso, The City Dark) and advised by world-renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog (Fitzcarraldo, Aguirre, The Wrath of God, Grizzly Man), The Most Unknown is an ambitious look at a side of science never before shown on screen. The film was made possible by a grant from Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative dedicated to engaging everyone with the process of science.

Comments about documentary «The Most Unknown» (20)

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Philip C.

This documentary is an odd one. It's basically about its subjects and how their lives have changed in the last 20 years. It's essentially a series of interviews and a few times we get to see the people themselves. I don't remember the last time I saw an interview with such a combination of interviews. The first thing I noticed about this documentary is that we get to hear from the subjects and their families, but we never hear from the public that is trying to understand the real meaning behind their lives. The subject of this documentary is the elusive "Unknown." But the whole subject is not the Unknown, it's how they live their lives. People interviewed have chosen to live their lives and keep their secrets. Their lives have changed and there is no way to go back. To see how they live their lives and what they have in common. But for this documentary, there was no way to go back. They are all missing something that will forever be unknown. It's a good documentary. The documentary's is shot in some of the most beautiful places around the world and their interview subjects are mostly great people. The interviews are so good that I felt like I was in a different place. It was like I was in a different time. I think this is an amazing documentary. It's definitely worth watching. And I recommend it to everyone. For me, it's a documentary that will be well worth watching.

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Jesse Anderson

This movie was good, i liked the idea of the viewer doing a journey through the worlds psychedelic community. It gave you a different perspective on the way some people in the society had processed their world. It also gave you a different point of view of the way the world was evolving. A movie that is well made and has a decent plot. It's nothing spectacular, but it's well made. A solid 7/10

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Julia P.

On one hand I am a bit surprised by this movie because it seems to me that the director has limited experience in filming in African countries. He is simply doing this film for publicity because he has done many more films which are not as successful and the main reason why he did this film is because of the publicity it received. The director is a foreigner so obviously he does not have the knowledge of the culture and in that respect this film seems a bit amateur. This is not to say that I do not like the director and I think that he has some great skills. The problem is that he is not a great documentary director. The filming is very good but the interviews are very short and the emotions are not conveyed very well. It is still a good documentary but it lacks the complexity and the creativity that is needed to create a great documentary. I would recommend this film if you are interested in documentaries about Africa but if you are more interested in the political situation in Africa than the environment then I would recommend a different documentary.

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James

With so much wrong with the news media these days, you'd think that we'd know more about the criminal elements involved. This documentary is filled with interviews with those involved in the scandal, the journalists who broke the story, and even with the disgraced media person who conducted the interviews. The story of the scandal is devastating, but the documentary is also very powerful and informative. The interviews are some of the most well done I've ever seen, and the background info is very important. It makes you think about the story, and if there were more people like Julian Assange who were brave enough to go in there. The interviewees are not just journalists, they're also academics, lawyers, and others involved. So even if you're not a journalist or a filmmaker, you'll definitely learn something from this documentary.

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Bobby L.

The most unknown thing is that the main protagonist is me! And I'm not even from Sweden. It's quite a pleasure to see people from so many countries from different cultures come together and share their love for films. And it's nice to see some of them with their families. It's the same as what happens in American films. But it's interesting to see different people from different countries like me, a guy from Germany, a guy from Sweden, and a guy from China. It's nice to meet like-minded people and share ideas with each other. Of course, I'm not a fan of American films and I'm not from America. But I did come here with the intention of enjoying some Swedish movies and to meet some good friends from all over the world. I'm very glad that I did it. This documentary is not only about films. It's a funny look at Sweden, about my homeland. It's about people, about culture and about life. It's a wonderful experience.

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Kathleen

In this film I find one of the most fascinating documentaries I have ever seen. What I find fascinating is the reaction of the people to the story. When the film was released, I had heard some negative reactions from the audience, and it seemed to me that the movie had a lack of 'experience'. One of the main reasons I believe this is is that many of the people in the audience didn't feel comfortable with the director's approach to the film, and certainly didn't feel a sense of how the whole story should have unfolded. I have also heard many stories of people being shocked by the violence, and others even feeling uncomfortable by some of the scenes. It has been suggested that this is because the director's approach is not that of a documentary but of a social commentary. I find it ironic that such a difficult subject as child abuse is portrayed in such a complex way. It seems to me that this movie has an important message, and should be shown to people to understand why the public reacts the way they do to the subject. This movie is about dealing with a difficult subject, but also about the way in which it is presented and presented in the media.

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Jane

I am a high school student in a rural American county, my parents and grandparents came from the middle east and the south. The idea that my home is in fact the future appears to be our generation's anti-racist "The Greatest Generation" motto. The film does an excellent job of showing the "worries" and "realities" of this generation. People can be concerned with the future of the nation, the environment, the economy, but are in fact the most concerned with one another. So much is made of this generation's pride and vision that it makes one wonder about the greatest generation's shortcomings. On a more positive note, the film shows the development of a culture that can support the "worries" of the people of today. The film reminds us that not all people of the past were ignorant of each other and their differences, but the "worries" were all too present in the generation that was born. And of course, this film is still very much relevant today. The more people that know about the "worries" and their problems, the more it will spread. In the end, it is hard to know whether or not this film will become a great film. It is only a movie that is made for all ages, but only the most important movies are great films. Still, I feel that the movie was very timely, the film's theme is very real and the film's subject matter is very relevant. I just wonder if the movie will reach an audience? I know that for some of us it is very difficult to get through college, but as an average high school student, I could not relate to any of the characters in this movie. I had to watch it three times to feel better about it.

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Emily M.

It seems to me that the film is about its target audience. I don't think its a movie for all those who feel lost in their life, who are lonely and depressed, who need to be connected to the world around them. The movie focuses on a group of people living in a small rural community. It's a simple story, but a very compelling one. You can easily feel the sadness and loneliness in this small community. It's an enjoyable story and it's hard not to like it. In some ways, I can see it as the "happy ending" of this movie, but I still think that the story is a bit lacking. It's very different from the plot of the movie. The story revolves around a single father, the manager of the community, who is always searching for something in life. He doesn't know what to do with his life, but he feels a call to live life to the fullest. He can't say that he doesn't want to live life, but he doesn't have the courage to say it to his family and friends. He's lonely, and he's not sure if he wants to be one of the people, but he's sure that he has to try and give it a try. The movie is very positive and lighthearted. You can't really take it seriously, but it has a good heart. The cast is fantastic, especially, of course, Lutz and a couple of others. You can't take it seriously, but it has a good heart. Overall, I think that it is a great movie for its target audience. It doesn't try to be a Hollywood masterpiece, but it's a good, enjoyable movie to watch. I definitely recommend it. I give it a 7/10.

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Phillip Hopkins

Hollywood Producer Harvey Weinstein takes us behind the scenes of his dirty business. It is very informative and very entertaining. If you are not a movie producer, you won't understand the importance of what Harvey Weinstein is doing. If you are a producer and you have been to the dark side of the film industry, this is a must see. The movie does not give you the opinion of Harvey Weinstein, but rather the testimony of the women who have given stories of their experiences with him. There is some truth in some of the stories, but some is exaggerated and some is true. The movie is very informative and it tells the story of the bad times that the film industry went through and also the positive steps taken by women to defend themselves. This is an important film for all women who are producers and people who are involved in the film industry.

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Kelly B.

These scenes are the most enigmatic, eerie, and chilling. To me, it seems as if this movie is just trying to hide its true intentions in the whole thing. The first three hours of the movie are purely focused on telling the story of the water disaster and how it affected a whole city of people. From there, it goes in a different direction. When the story is going downhill, the camera-work tends to go to the extreme of the cinematography to hide the extreme. This is something that I really liked about this movie. It's very similar to how The Grand Budapest Hotel's cinematography was. The first hour of the movie is extremely dark, the second hour is very light, and the third hour was extremely dark. It had the same effect on me as it did on TGGBH. The first hour of this movie is very dark. From the very beginning, the camera-work becomes incredibly erratic, with a lot of fast cuts, panning, and shaky camera. This effect was reminiscent of the TGGBH cinematography, which is one of the greatest cinematography tricks ever. The movie progresses from the dark to the light, and from the light to the dark. It was like I was watching a documentary on the water disaster and seeing it from two different angles. It was very unique. The story was an interesting story. It seemed as if the director really wanted to take the audience inside of a city and try to see the real emotions that were being experienced by people during the water crisis. It was very interesting to me, and I am also a student of Ancient Egyptian culture. I feel like the movie would have been good even without the Ancient Egyptian theme, but the Ancient Egyptian theme makes the movie more interesting. The director did a great job in how he took the Ancient Egyptian theme and put it into the movie. The movie was also very well-made. The movie had a well-thought-out look and feel. The production design was amazing, and the movie was filmed very well. I think the best thing about the movie was the cinematography. It was very well-directed and very cinematic. It wasn't just filmed like a documentary. The shots were amazing and beautiful. The most impressive part of the cinematography was that it was very close to reality. When the camera-work was almost "objective" in its style, the cinematography was just awesome. Another impressive thing was that the camera-work didn't play a huge role in the film. The camera-work was pretty much just the ones that were actually in the scene. There was no real big impact on the camera-work when the camera was on the actors. Overall, the cinematography was very good. It was like watching a documentary on the water crisis. I really like how the cinematography was put into the movie. It was very "documentary-like" in the sense that the camera-work wasn't there for an artistic reason, but because it was done to be artistic. The movie had a great focus on the water crisis. It was really fascinating and difficult to watch. The movie told the story of the water crisis, but it also showed the personalities of the people. I like how the movie focused on the personalities of the people, but not what happened during the water crisis.

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James H.

A mixed bag of material. It's sort of a profile of Alan Greenspan, who seems to be able to do just about anything, but it's not really enough to hold your interest. While it's generally interesting, I feel like it was badly planned and paced, and I found it a little annoying that the interviews were done with such a lame voice over. Also, the interviews themselves are boring. In the beginning, the guy is trying to get the interviewer to open up and talk about his life and his wife. After a while, he just won't shut up, which makes the interviews more boring. The best part of the film is the interviews with Alan Greenspan, which are generally interesting, but for some reason, they were not very good, and I wish they had done more of them.

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George B.

I first watched this film when I was a kid and I absolutely loved it. Now I am an adult and watching it again, I must say that it is a very nice little film and also a good place to start for anyone who has never watched any of the Masters of Horror. There is not much horror in this film. It is mostly just 'the unnerving', 'the startling', 'the weird', 'the suspenseful', 'the intense', and 'the scary'. I also liked that the film only had one death. It also had a good story. The performances are all very good and the effects are also very good, in my opinion, especially the end when the old man dies. I have seen this film twice now and I would recommend this film to anyone who is looking for a good horror film. If you are looking for something a little different, then I would recommend this film to you.

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Heather Lawrence

I am sure many of us are familiar with the term "be careful what you wish for", but this little film, more than any other, will challenge your beliefs on that very subject. If you are into animal issues, you may find this film interesting. If you don't like animal issues, you may find it just a bit depressing. In any case, it is a well made and well documented documentary. It starts with the wild animals in captivity, including killer whales, dolphins, and chimpanzees, and then moves on to some of the real life consequences of keeping these animals in captivity, from the extinction of the species, to the use of our own money and resources to keep these animals in captivity. It's a good documentary, but it is also extremely depressing and a little boring. I don't know what is more disturbing. That we have these animals in captivity or the fact that we are all trying to convince ourselves that we don't have to care about them at all. I would recommend it, but I would recommend watching this documentary before you decide.

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Rachel

The most astonishing thing about this film is the lack of analysis of the relationship between China and Japan. This is a fine topic for an academic film, but this is not a movie. What the film lacks is depth. There are several points where the film goes into "provocative" mode, but the question of relationship is left unaddressed. This seems to be a personal problem of the director's. A person can make a film that is difficult to watch without discussing the relationships between the characters, but a film that is critical of the relationship between the characters is not easy to watch.

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Martha Carter

I really enjoy the work of Seamus O'Brien and thought that this documentary was an amazing look at his life. It was quite a different film from his previous film "No Limit" in which he describes his life in the US. But this film does more of a life and life experiences, but not as it did before. I like the general background and the telling of the story and even the various areas and countries he had travelled. It is a lot of footage but you still have to be patient to get through it. He speaks to many people including someone that has travelled through the former USSR and he speaks about a lot of the difficulties he had in getting the visa for his son to be in the US. The film does a great job of telling the story of a man with a lot of stories and I think it is a good documentary. As I said before, the film is quite different to his previous film, and that is one of the positive things about it. My only criticism is that it was a bit of a different format than what he had done before. I will not compare this film to his previous film but I would say it is definitely worth a watch.

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Christian B.

This is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. The movie portrays the history of Brazil in such a way that you actually feel that you are there! The amazing thing about this movie is that it gives you the feeling that you are part of the events. You are not just watching the movie but you are a part of the entire story. I was in Sao Paulo during the Olympics. I knew how much Brazilians were going to give to it. I was curious to see what the preparations were like for the Games. When I finally got a chance to see it, I was amazed. The scenery was amazing, the people were amazing, the customs, the activities, and everything was amazing. The story was a bit disturbing at first but after seeing it I realized that it was actually pretty accurate. The athletes were nothing but amazing and amazing. Even the people were amazing. They were people who knew how to get what they wanted and how to use their freedom. The movie was not boring at all, there were things that we never get to see in the movie, but I was very satisfied with it. The movie has an excellent cast that really made it work. The one that really made me happy was Will Farrell. I was very surprised by his acting. I saw him in American History X, but I didn't see him in this movie. He had a very intense role in the movie and he gave an incredible performance. The movie is a true story and not just a fictional movie, it is a true story about the events that led up to the Olympics and the people who were there. The movie does a great job of showing the results of the Olympic games in Brazil. It is interesting to see the Americans in the Olympics. They were the greatest country in the world. It shows that the Olympics was a great success. I hope that the movie will make people to understand how the Olympics were and what a huge impact it had on Brazil. This movie is a must see!

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Kyle

You could even be forgiven for thinking that it is one of the most unscientific films I've seen. If you don't believe me, watch it for yourself. However, this film does not ignore the scientific background, and does bring a wide-eyed and wide-eyed audience to some of the stories. And I have to say that the film has a very good flow and a sense of direction. It is definitely worth the time and the money.

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Frank V.

One of the best documentaries I've ever seen about the music industry, and definitely one of the most misunderstood. There is nothing wrong with knowing some of the basics, especially about the behind the scenes side of things, but some people have no idea what they're talking about and some documentaries make it a point to tell you everything you want to know without ever explaining anything. This documentary was done the way a documentary should be done, and it is perfect in its execution. Everything from the directing, the editing, the music, and the fact that the main character is not a typical white guy. I am not going to tell you everything, and you will understand everything for yourself. I do hope to see a sequel, because I think the first one could have been more thorough, but this one is still the best one. In conclusion, this is a must see documentary and a must watch.

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Rose Griffin

This is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. This is a story that has been told many times, but no one had done a documentary like this before. And the film focuses on the two men who led it, their journey to this point, their motivations and their personal and professional struggles. The way the film is made and the way it is presented is much like a feature film. The acting is also superb, especially from the two lead men. This is an excellent documentary that I would recommend to anyone who wants to know more about the issues of AIDS and the disease itself.

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Jerry Schultz

This is the best documentary I've seen about the making of the movie 2001. I was surprised at how little information about the film was actually given, so I'm glad to see that the filmmakers took the time to give you all a behind the scenes look. If you've never seen the movie, you'll be pleased to see that it doesn't feel like a documentary at all, rather than the exact opposite. You'll also be pleasantly surprised to find out that some of the things in the movie that I was able to see were actually very well done and very well executed. What's also nice to see is that you don't get to see the same thing that you see in the film, because you're actually viewing it from the perspective of the movie, which I really liked. I also thought that there was some good music that was included in the DVD that really helped to set the mood of the documentary well. I'm really glad that this documentary is still on Netflix, because it will be a great addition to any film collection. Definitely worth watching, and you'll be glad that you did.