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1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
This documentary tells the story of author Colin Beavan, who went completely "green," giving up virtually all of the comforts of modern living -- electricity, gas-powered transportation, shipped food and public waste disposal -- in a drastic effort to curb his environmental impact. The cameras capture the toll this well-intentioned, year-long project takes on Beavan's wife and baby daughter, as well as the ways it brings this family closer together.

Cast: Colin Beavan

Directors: Laura Gabbert , Justin Schein

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Oscilloscope Pictures

No Impact Man (2009)

Release Date: September 11th, 2009|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    It may not be the greatest of cinematic exercises, and it often feels contrived, but this documentary somehow is enlightening, ridiculous, foreboding and funny at the same time. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    At once noble and naive, earnest and a tad obnoxious. show more

  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The efforts of Beavan's clan are so extreme that they spark some interest, but their environmental commitment feels a bit too self-serving to have the impact that's clearly desired. show more

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