• Before the Flood (2016)

Before the Flood

Release Date: October 21st, 2016

DVD Release Date: April 18th, 2017

PG |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Barack Obama, Pope Francis , Elon Musk, Bill Clinton, John Kerry

Director: Fisher Stevens

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Appian Way, National Geographic Channel

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    While those of us who've seen dozens of similar docs could name plenty that taught or moved or enraged us more, Flood's filmmakers are intelligent in their use of the biggest asset they have: Not only do they keep their movie star onscreen, they work hard to tie viewers' concern for the environment up with his biography. show more

  • 70
    Allan HunterScreen International

    A sober, thoughtful documentary that combines a lament for a lost Eden with a rousing call to action. show more

  • 50
    Keith WatsonSlant Magazine

    The documentary's focus on elite solutionism effectively erases the role of popular agitation in formulating social change. show more

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