The Biggest Little Farm Reviews

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July 18, 2019
Chester's film induces a rare tranquility with its rapturous images of wild creatures... The search for balance gives this film tension, and it's gratifying to see the old ways working.
June 25, 2019
We see the Chesters pivot constantly to maintain a prosperous biodiversity, but whether the project is profitable or not, we're never told.
June 23, 2019
Idealized yet inspiring documentary, an ode to the natural rhythms of life, death and regeneration.
June 17, 2019
It can make us look again at our green, rectangular front lawns and boxwood shrubs and imagine creating small, diverse ecosystems all around us.
June 9, 2019
The hopeful story of a natural farm built on biodiversity and a recognition of interconnections, impermanence, and transformation.
June 8, 2019
They were positive and sweet. I liked the animation sequences in between. It's nothing to write home about but it was cute
June 7, 2019
Farming life, up close and personal--as close as you'll ever see to living life in perfect harmony with nature.
May 31, 2019
What would look like a capricious and half-hearted whim fit for a green reality show on basic cable and turns the the documented endeavor something ambitious, important, and miraculous.
May 31, 2019
An entertaining and informative look at what it takes to build and maintain a successful small farm, giving ample evidence that small farms are the only truly sustainable ones. And it does so without any lectures on what you should and shouldn't eat.
May 30, 2019
In a time when technology and stuff are measures of success, The Biggest Little Farm offers up a more traditional view of life, existing from what the earth is able to give, in whatever form it may come.
May 30, 2019
For all its focus on being organic and authentic, there is something distinctly artificial and performative about the film's polished aesthetic and narrative. It's like a Thomas Kinkade painting as brought to you by the Hallmark Channel
May 25, 2019
It's a quick-moving doc that's just a bit full of itself but uniquely enjoyable.
May 24, 2019
Overall, the story of Apricot Lane Farm should be both a warning and an invitation to those who want to "return to nature."
May 24, 2019
A couple takes a plunge into farming and doesn't look back in "The Biggest Little Farm," a heartwarming documentary that nevertheless keeps some key facts too close to its vest.
May 24, 2019
Biggest Little Farm is an excellent and insightful documentary - one that would make Old MacDonald proud.
May 24, 2019
It's truly food for the soul.
May 23, 2019
There is a hint of the infomercial in Chester's film, a sales pitch not just for Apricot Lane's farmers market stall but the biodiversity that is the farm's reason for existence. That's OK, though.
May 22, 2019
The film is mesmerizing, especially for those who didn't grow up on or near a farm like Apricot Lane.
May 22, 2019
The Chesters have made "The Biggest Little Farm," a gorgeously photographed and utterly engaging chronicle of their journey. It's as delicious as the vegetables they grow.
May 21, 2019
The Biggest Little Farm may seem at first like an odd tale of city-dwellers deciding to become country folk, but it becomes a fascinating, absorbing ecological parable.
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