America's Heart and Soul Poster

Release Date: July 2nd, 2004

DVD Release Date: February 5th, 2006

PG|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
Documentary filmmaker Louis Schwartzberg embarks on a massive road trip through the United States to explore the nation's majestic landscape and learn more about the people who inhabit it. Along the way, he forms bonds with a disparate cross-section of Americans and emerges with a portrait of a rather diverse population. Despite the individuality of the people, though, they are united by common aspirations, and by their feelings for the country they call home.

Director: Louie Schwartzberg

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Blacklight Films

Keywords: Inspiring, Small town, Heartwarming, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The film would make a better fit on television or at one of Disney's theme parks. In cinemas, Heart & Soul is an odd duck, out of sync with the current generation of documentarians whose films dig deep into stories and issues the media generally overlooks. show more

  • A pumped-up, plotless montage of extraordinary landscapes, colorful wildlife, and interesting people performing feats of derring-do. show more

  • An old-school documentary that is both non-controversial and uplifting, America's Heart & Soul could be subtitled the Anti-Fahrenheit 9/11. show more

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