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|Material Type:||Partial animation, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bill Benenson; Eugene Rosow; Eleonore Dailly; Linda Post; Laurie Benenson; Jamie Lee Curtis; Vandana Shiva; Fritjof Capra; John Todd; Gary Vaynerchuk; Wangari Maathai; Janine M Benyus; Miguel A Altieri; Cannard Robert H.; Jeremy Narby; Paul Stamets; Andy Lipkis; Pierre Rabhi; Barbara Damrosch; David Orr, (Grain inspector); Richard Register; Sebastião Salgado; Lélia Wanick Salgado; Wes Jackson; Benjamin Shute; Majora Carter; Alice Waters; William F Brinton; Wesley L Kinney; Carlo Petrini; Jonathan P Shaw; Brian Singbiel; Jorge Corante; Antonio Rossi; Steve Elkins; Michael Anderson; Ben Bloodwell; Tom Pakulski; Marisa Murgatroyd; Alberto Engeli; Randy Feldman; Cesar Boretti; Walter Larusso; William Bryant Logan; Common Ground Media.; New Video Group.; Docurama (Firm)
|Language Note:||English soundtrack.|
16:9 widescreen presentation
Based on the book Dirt : the ecstatic skin of the earth, by William Bryant Logan.
Bonus material: extended animations; bonus scenes; extended interviews; theatrical trailer; filmmaker biography.
|Credits:||Narration written by Gene Rosow, Linda Post and Laurie Benenson ; editors, Jonathan P. Shaw, Brian Singbiel ; music, Jorge Corante ; directors of photography, Antonio Rossi, Steve Elkins, Michael Anderson, Ben Bloodwell, Tom Pakulski, Marisa Murgatroyd, Alberto Engeli, Randy Feldman, Cesar Boretti, Walter Larusso.|
|Performer(s):||Narrator, Jamie Lee Curtis ; featuring: William Bryant Logan, Vandana Shiva, Fritjof Capra, John Todd, Gary Vaynerchuk, Wangari Maathai, Janine Benyus, Miguel Altieri, Bob Cannard, Jeremy Narby, Paul Stamets, Andy Lipkis, Pierre Rabhi, Barbara Damrosch, David Orr, Richard Register, Sebastião Salgado, Lelia Salgado, Wes Jackson, Benjamin Shute, Majora Carter, Alice Waters, Will Brinton, Wes Kinney, Carlo Petrini.|
|Awards:||Winner, Green Documentary, Maui Film Festival; Best documentary, Visions Voices Environmental Film Festival, Best film for our future, Mendocino Film Festival.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: Not rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (approximately 80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD ; NTSC ; Dolby digital 2.1 stereo, 5.1 surround audio.|
|Responsibility:||Common Ground Media, Inc. presents ; a film by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow ; produced by Bill Benenson, Gene Rosow, Eleonore Dailly ; directed by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow ; co-director, Eleonore Dailly.|
Featuring live action and animation, this movie examines the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to.
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Educational Media Reviews Online (1)
(EMRO user published 2010-09-20 )
The awards say it all. This is a terrific film, well written and expertly filmed, full of interesting and useful information that flows along. It is factual storytelling at its best. The film carries the viewer along by keeping the points succinct and backing up statements with commentary by experts...
- Soils -- Social aspects.
- Soils -- Environmental aspects.
- Soils -- Economic aspects.
- Soils -- Health aspects.
- Soil ecology.
- Soil fertility.
- Soil conservation.