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05 January 2007


An inconvenient truth - preview
'The most important film you will ever see' promises the advert
  • Al Gore's documentary on global warming, which interweaves the personal story of his concern, is powerful, yet leaves one feeling ultimately hopeful

  • Al Gore's mission in life is touring the United States to alert people to the urgency and reality of global warming, and to counter the climate sceptics' propaganda
  • The film shows him talking to people and government officials in India, China and Japan
  • The combination of lecture, documentary film and Gore's passionate concern which he puts in the context of his own life make the film both eloquent and moving
  • Sceptics have seen the film as self-promotional, but to me his sincerity is convincing

  • Gwen Prince & Laurie Michaelis

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