It's The Earth Not The Moon (2012)

It's The Earth Not The Moon

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A cameraman and a soundman arrive in Corvo in 2007, the smallest island in the archipelago of the Azores. Right in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Corvo is a large rock, 6km high and 4km long, with the crater of a volcano and a single tiny village of 440 people. Gradually, this small filming crew is accepted by the island's population as its new inhabitants, two people to add to a civilization almost 500 years old, whose history is hardly discernible, such is the lack of records and written … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Critic Reviews for It's The Earth Not The Moon

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Through fourteen headed chapters, Tocha catalogues every strata of island life, often in captivating images-the reflection of the village in a rheumy eye, moonglow on the harbor.

Full Review… | July 13, 2012
Village Voice
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Though often random in its organization - Mr. Tocha slides from contemplative seascapes and misty meadows to a slaughterhouse and the Corvo landfill - this portrait is still much more than a snapshot.

Full Review… | July 12, 2012
New York Times
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As a memento mori, It's the Earth feels a little lost in space.

Full Review… | July 10, 2012
Time Out
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After 30 minutes or so, Gonšalo Tocha's anthropological proposition slides into dubiousness.

Full Review… | July 9, 2012
Slant Magazine

What emerges is a picture of a place where much history has been lost, often deliberately, but where the residents, though mindful of their past are always looking to the future.

Full Review… | June 23, 2012
Eye for Film

Audience Reviews for It's The Earth Not The Moon

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Though often random in its organization - Mr. Tocha slides from contemplative seascapes and misty meadows to a slaughterhouse and the Corvo landfill - this portrait is still much more than a snapshot.

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