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Walter: Lessons from the World's Oldest People (2013)

Walter: Lessons from the World's Oldest People (2013)

Walter: Lessons from the World's Oldest People

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After an encounter with Walter Breuning, the World's Oldest Man, Hunter Weeks and his fiancée Sarah, embark on an adventure to meet the oldest people in the world, including some of the people born in the 1800s. Capturing the extraordinary lives of people 110 years or older, including World's Oldest Person, Besse Cooper of Georgia, the couple's journey sheds light on what is truly important in life. Traveling across the United States, Cuba, and Italy, Hunter and Sarah explore life's lessons , connecting us through the stories of several living supercentenarians and the families that support them. WALTER takes viewers on a marvelous journey, a story of perseverance and purpose, meditations on love and life (c) IFCmore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Special Interest
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Written By: Hunter Weeks
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There's certainly a profound and valuable documentary to be made about our eldest living senior citizens. Sadly, "Walter: Lessons From the World's Oldest People" isn't it.

Full Review… | October 10, 2013
Los Angeles Times
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The filmmakers are constantly on camera, eating tacos or commenting on the interviews with insight like this: "She's just such a sweet lady. She smiles all of the time."

Full Review… | October 3, 2013
New York Times
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[A] dim-witted and embarrassing first-person documentary ...

Full Review… | October 1, 2013
Village Voice
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The leisurely, intimate [Walter] could have been truly touching but misses the mark. Starting with its misleading title, the film never finds a core message beyond that good, clean living will allow you to live a long time.

Full Review… | October 14, 2013
Film Journal International

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