Earth (2007, USA/GBR/GER) C-96m. *** D: Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield. Narrated by James Earl Jones (US version), Patrick Stewart (UK version). Beautiful globe-spanning documentary that travels from the North Pole to the South Pole, visiting several climate zones and examining the wonders of our planet. Astounding, never-before-seen footage of animals and landscapes, set to a majestic, sweeping score. A must, will remind you of how beautiful this world is. Also known as PLANET EARTH, based on the television series of the same name.

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