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Bonsai People: The Vision of Muhammad Yunus Reviews

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December 26, 2012
A documentary like this is something you watch in a classroom and have an in-depth discussion about afterwards...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 13, 2012
Inspirational and uplifting. It will make you stand up and cheer.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.45/10
February 11, 2012
A moving tribute to a true visionary with a viable plan to alleviate suffering.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 9, 2012
Packed with details that somehow don't weigh it down, this is a hopeful film - about the power of honest work to confer dignity as well as put food on the table, about how the seed of an idea can take root and grow.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 9, 2012
One man's address of worldwide poverty makes for compelling viewing in Holly Mosher's deeply humane and inspiring, if somewhat simplistic, documentary.
February 9, 2012
An enlightening documentary about the revolution wrought by Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank's micro-finance loans to the poor.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 26, 2012
...presents such a glowing advertisement for Yunus and the work of the Grameen Bank that you expect to see him sporting a halo and playing a harp.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
February 10, 2012
Using boring lectures by Yunus and pedantic commentary by Mosher, it has all the excitement of an infomercial touting mattresses.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
February 9, 2012
The doc is ultimately more of an educational video than a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 9, 2012
Feels more like a free-market sales pitch than like a critical look at one weapon in the poverty-fighting arsenal that may or may not offer long-term hope.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
February 7, 2012
Grameen empowers budding entrepreneurs and lends to one out of every thousand people on the planet, which ain't no thrill ride in cinematic form.
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