Darwin (2011)

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Darwin is a documentary film about an isolated community at the end of a weathered road in Death Valley, California. Propelled from society by tragic turns, the people of Darwin (population 35) must now find ways to coexist in a place without a government, a church, jobs, or children. The near-ghost town's survival depends on a fragile, gravity-fed waterline that descends from the mountains where top-secret weapons are being tested. One 'accidental' drop of a bomb, they half-joke, could wipe out … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Art House & International, Special Interest
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Written By: Taylor Segrest
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All Critics (11) | Top Critics (5)

A dull place doesn't automatically become worthy of scrutiny when a camera lens is aimed at it.

Full Review… | August 24, 2012
Toronto Star
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Depending on how you look at it, Darwin is either an affirmative record of proud outliers getting by on true grit or a grim snapshot of a community on its last, buckling legs.

Full Review… | August 24, 2012
Globe and Mail
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"Darwin" is a beautiful, elegiac work with unexpected impact and meaning.

Full Review… | August 19, 2011
Los Angeles Times
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A droll and dusty portrait of a place where privacy is prized and boundaries respected.

Full Review… | August 11, 2011
New York Times
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Full Review… | August 16, 2011
Variety
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Refusing to patronise the participants of his film, Brandestini's use of a chilling score, beautiful photography and a keen sense of balance makes Darwin a fascinating and charming film.

Full Review… | October 18, 2011
Film4

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