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Jane's Journey Reviews

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September 16, 2011
Slow but insightful documentary about pioneering activist.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 16, 2011
Now in her 70s, Goodall is still shy, with as much indefatigible energy as ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 15, 2011
Skimps on intellectual substance but skirts by on the lightly likable charm of its subject, who appears throughout.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 14, 2011
An engrossing portrait of the public and private lives of Jane Goodall; one of the Best Documentaries of 2011.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 16, 2011
Intriguing and inspirational, it's a beguiling film in every way.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 15, 2017
As inspiring as it is the film might have been more satisfying overall had the director had a more integrated focus on what was Goodall's gradual and organic awareness of how one thing, the chimpanzee research, led to a more global environmental awareness
September 23, 2011
Positivity has its limits in "Jane's Journey," a portrait of primatologist Jane Goodall that's long on adulation and short on spark.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 20, 2011
An awkward and generally unfocused mash-up of mixed perspectives and mission statements.
Full Review | Original Score: C
September 16, 2011
You may have the feeling of being stuck at a nice old lady's house while she narrates a meandering slide show in slow, storybook tones.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 14, 2011
Any analysis of her philanthropy or character is traded for blind idol worship...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 13, 2011
Spectacularly photographed and journalistically lame...
September 11, 2011
Leads us through Jane Goodall's greatest hits with adulating talking heads and putatively inspiring, over-exposed eco-scapes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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