Being Human

Being Human

DVD - 2010
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In five distinct yet cleverly interlocked roles, tells of a man who is a cave dweller, a Roman slave, a medieval wayfarer, a Portuguese nobleman shipwrecked in Africa and a modern Manhattanite whose homelife has hit the rocks. Each character reaches for survival, love, belonging; for all the things that made humankind draw together in the first place. Each is a human being faced with an unforgettable and universal challenge: Being Human.

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Atticus14 Sep 18, 2014

I loved Robin Williams but this offering is mainly a disappointment. I think it tries to teach viewers philosophical lessons but it just never quite conveys the message in any meaningful enough way to make any real impact. Leaves you longing for the message that it ultimately failed to deliver. I would not want to watch this again as several of the stories just seem pointless, a movie adrift that rights itself somewhat with the last vignette. By then I was just glad it was over.

aaa5756 Jun 07, 2013

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box. I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.

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modestgoddess
Aug 11, 2012

Watched this a long time ago, couldn't remember it very well so borrowed it to watch again. Kinda wish I hadn't bothered - watching it a second time reminded me why I didn't remember much of it. It's kinda meh. Some segments reel you in (the first two), others are very bland and make you wonder why on earth they were included? (the next two) Still, nice to see the full circle idea: losing family, ultimately (after many centuries) getting them back. But what was all that about the shoes? Walking a mile in another man's moccasins or something?!

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aaa5756 Jun 07, 2013

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” -Franklin D Roosevelt

aaa5756 Jun 07, 2013

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

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