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Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things is a movie starring Dan Harris, Ryan Nicodemus, and Rick Hanson. How might your life be better with less?

Other Titles
Minimalism: A Documentary, Minimalizmus: Egy dokumentumfilm a fontos dolgokról
Running Time
1 hours 18 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Matt D'Avella
Actors
Rick Hanson, Dan Harris, Jesse Jacobs, Ryan Nicodemus
Country
USA
Year
2015
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

How might your life be better with less?

Comments about documentary «Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things» (22)

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George A.

This is a great documentary that explores the world of minimalism in such a manner that you may feel like you have watched it before. From the premise of a documentary, we have an amazing story of the little details that define the minimalism movement and it's lives. From the thought of wearing only the essentials and being able to make your own socks to the perfect way to prepare for the day, you will experience the aspects of the minimalist movement. It is a unique documentary that I would recommend to anyone, but especially to anyone interested in the minimalist movement. Definitely one to watch.

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Judy Owens

I've been seeing a ton of these documentaries lately, and the most amazing thing about them is that they're so inspiring. They don't have any action, they don't have any music, they don't have any flashy graphics or flashy visuals. They're just informative, they're just very insightful, and they're very, very funny. This one here is no different. It's a "Minimalist Documentary About the Important Things." It's not one of those documentaries that have a lot of action, or some great music, or a super talented director. No, this one is just extremely interesting and enlightening. There's no action, no music, no graphics. It's just a very, very deep documentary. And I really liked it. I really, really liked this one. I thought it was very interesting, very informative, and it was just really, really funny. I thought it was great. It's a very, very great documentary.

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Ryan Bailey

I know many people will not like this movie, but I find it really well done. The only thing I didn't like was the movie could have used more editing. The whole point of the movie is that most people have to work very hard and have a very narrow definition of happiness. You can't just accept that this is what you have to have, and you can't just ignore it. A lot of people need to take responsibility for themselves, and they do. The idea that there is no such thing as happiness is totally untrue. People can have a lot of ups and downs, and they do, and that's just the way life is. If you want to do a documentary about what makes happiness, watch this one. I loved the fact that this movie actually got the people it wanted to, because of the kind of people they get. A lot of the people I watched it with said it was very realistic and very real, and they were right.

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Mary N.

You know, you can see this documentary on Netflix, and you may like it, or you might not, but you don't need to see it to know that, and you may find it amusing. It's not a very good documentary, but there are some interesting things about the '40s. It was a time when the country was falling apart, and people were drifting apart. If you don't like this period, it's not because you're a '40s buff, it's because you're a 20th century buff. This is more of a personal view, but if you're not a very good 20th century buff, you might enjoy it.

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Kenneth

Minimalism is a theme in every movie, novel, and more. The Minimalist approach to life is a popular philosophy that tries to define what we can do with what we have. The philosophy is still popular, and I think it is a great idea for many people to learn from. However, this film is a good film to explain the Minimalist philosophy to people who have not been exposed to it before. This film focuses on a few famous writers of the Minimalist movement, such as Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett, and William Faulkner. These writers all live a simple life in an old house, and have a way of not doing much. However, these writers are still incredibly powerful and important. This film discusses these famous writers in detail, and how they developed their Minimalist philosophy. The Minimalist philosophy is not as new as many would have you believe. It is something that has been discussed since the beginning of time. I do believe that it is a great idea to learn about the Minimalist philosophy, and hopefully, to see this film. Overall, I would recommend this film to anyone who is interested in the Minimalist philosophy, or if you have not seen it before.

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Karen

When you first hear the word minimalism, you think of minimalist style that is very chic and can be seen in a museum or something. The best part of minimalist is that it doesn't have to be taken seriously. It's a self-denying philosophy. The same applies to how to use minimalism as a building block. It's really good to be able to live a minimalistic life and the things that I've learned from minimalism is the importance of keeping your days as short as possible. If you're doing something important, you should do that much less and use your time as much as possible. If you're doing something that can't be done, do that much less. Do whatever you want, but you have to do it less. The time you spent on a task is the time you've wasted. The more you work on it, the less time you'll have to waste on the task. So be a minimalist. Follow minimalism. You'll save time and you'll get more satisfaction from it.

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Donna

As a movie maker I have to admit I am very much affected by this movie. I know that when I watch it I won't be able to forget it for a long time. The sadness and tragedy of the scene of the car crash in Montreal was too real to not be that deeply touched by. My own experience of a car accident was, for me, completely similar to this movie. This film showed us how the people in Montreal suffered as a result of the events. They were trying to hold on to the life they had, in a manner that was never fully accepted by the people in the community. It is one of the most powerful movies I have ever seen. You will feel for those who were affected. You will also feel pity for those who suffered because of the people who weren't able to appreciate the value of the life they were living.

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Louis

At the risk of saying too much, I found the film to be fairly good. I think it would have been better if I had watched it a few years ago. I think the main problem was that it was very disjointed and I couldn't make heads or tails of what was going on. In fact, I didn't know whether to laugh or be disturbed by certain events. I didn't know if it was trying to be funny or serious. The only problem I have with the movie is that I don't feel that it was entirely accurate to the book. I thought that Al Gore's wife was a lot more of a bitch than I thought she was, and that the book was pretty much an excuse for a bunch of people to get together and bitch about the world. I guess if I had read the book, I would have liked it more. But I don't think I would have felt the same way about the movie. It wasn't anything like the book, which I think is a good thing. It was enjoyable enough and I think it was worth seeing. I think the problem with the film is that it could have been so much more. The point of the film was to explain the difference between Al Gore and Bill McKibben, but I think it was more important that they had a lot of different perspectives. This is a good movie for the kind of person who doesn't read the book or doesn't care much for environmentalism. I also think that it was better than most of the films out there for the kind of person who likes to see celebrities being assholes and stuff. I think the film did a good job of explaining how big a problem carbon emissions are, and how important it is to save our planet.

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Tiffany

A new documentary that takes the audience into the lives of three people in the creative process of the computer age, that is the programming of games. The stories they tell are interesting and informative, especially the female character who is known as Chew and is the only character who's like an actual person. The male character that is known as Kip (known in the movie as Kip from the Street Fighter series) is another interesting character in the film, who you would have to be a gamer to understand what he's saying. The story that we see in this film is actually true, as they were going to make a game that would combine both fighting games and video games and the product they came up with would be called a 'Star Wars-like game'. The first person who came up with the idea was Todd Anderson, who is also the author of the Star Wars: An Advanced Guide to the Galaxy series of novels. He is also a producer of the film and gave the audience the brief history of Star Wars, as well as a look at what has made the Star Wars universe what it is. The story that the film was going to be about was put to rest as they did not have enough money to finish it, and then the film itself fell apart. However, Anderson's agent arranged a meeting with Chew, who ended up going on to be the sole producer of the film. You see how he handles the relationship with Kip as well as how Kip is able to deal with the difficulties that come with being a producer. The filmmakers did not go into much detail about what the game actually was, but it was implied that the game was one that was based on games that were more old school, and it was about a group of people trying to create a game that combines the skills of video games and fighting games, and had elements from the Star Wars franchise. We see how they deal with the production of the game and how they are able to bring the characters to life on the screen. The stories told in the film are interesting and they do not feel forced or contrived, just the way the filmmakers wanted them to be told. We see the techniques they use to make the characters that appear in the film, from the art of the animation to the way they were made, and it shows how the techniques used to create the characters work and what they look like. I did enjoy the film, but it is very long and takes a little bit of time to get through. The other thing that I found interesting was the fact that the story did not revolve around the game, and that the film did not show any characters from the game. This was also a part of the film that I did not like. There were many scenes in the film that did not involve the game, and it made the film seem more like a film than it was, but at the same time it made it seem more like a documentary. Overall, this is a very good film, and I would recommend it to fans of the games, as well as people who want to learn more about the history of the Star Wars franchise. It is a very different film from the one I was expecting, and it does not contain any actual gameplay footage. But it is worth seeing, as it is very good.

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Johnny S.

If you have ever done a job or gone through a transition, or even if you have the misfortune of experiencing a transition yourself, this documentary will resonate with you. It is filled with anecdotes, action-photos, and descriptions of what it was like for the people involved. The storytelling is just as compelling as the story. There are a lot of amazing visuals that you would never be able to catch on television. And what's more, the narrative never becomes boring. I think you will be blown away by the incredible people who have had the courage to take the leap to leave behind their normal lives and enter the extraordinary world of transition. It's a journey and it's a journey that no one should miss.

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Brittany

This is a great documentary that goes over the greatest art and politics of the 20th century. I thought that it went over the main points of art in the 20th century. The book of Thoreau's Walden was amazing, I am not a great fan of his writing, but the book was great and it gave an insight into the background and subject matter. This documentary goes over how he was an excellent artist and how the book was. It was interesting to see how the movie presented the influence and influence of some of the great artists that have been represented in the film. The reason I have not given this a higher rating is because the movie was not completely accurate and the film does not go over the main points. There are several parts of the movie that do not go over the points that they did not go over. The movie does go into detail of what it was like to be a part of the art scene in Paris in the early 1900's. There are also parts of the movie that are very well done and show the problem with reproducing art. This was the major problem in the movie that was explained by the director. This is a very interesting documentary and worth watching.

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Jesse

The short version of this is that I would rate this a 7 out of 10. It has an amazing mix of the best music ever written, documentaries, and sound effects. Every time I hear "The Replacements" and "Hold On" it is the best part of the movie. The movie was made by three friends of mine, who wanted to make a movie about rock and roll that showed the culture and people that existed before it became mainstream. They also wanted to capture the essence of the music from that era, and I think they accomplished that. This movie is not meant to be serious or a story about rock and roll. This movie is a look at the culture and people who loved and worshipped the music of The Replacements. It is a very enjoyable and creative look at what rock and roll was like before it became mainstream.

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Susan L.

This movie is awesome. The only thing I would have done differently is to shorten the time for the fight scene between Floyd and the UFC. But overall, it is an excellent documentary on what is arguably one of the most important and important fights in UFC history. All of the action and commentary is great. It is also great to see MMA fights on the big screen in high definition. The story is very strong and compelling. The fight scenes are extremely well done and edited. There is no dull moments. The fights and commentary are as good as I have ever seen. It is great to see so many UFC fighters in one place. There is a great mix of fighters from both sides of the MMA world. It is interesting to see how both sides are so different. I would recommend this movie to any fan of MMA, or anyone who wants to see an amazing documentary. 8/10

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Jack Woods

This is a documentary that I wish had been made about myself. This documentary was made by a man that is making a documentary about himself. This is a documentary that has many unique moments. I think it is important to make a documentary about yourself. I have watched the documentary and I think that I want to watch the documentary over again and over again. I wish I had the courage to make the documentary and to share it with the world. This is a documentary that is about the society, about the government, about the economics and about the important things in life. I think that it is a very important documentary that I would recommend to everybody.

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Judy S.

I saw this movie in its theatrical release in New York City. I think it was called "Borough Hall". It was quite a great movie. My friend, however, did not understand the message. He was thinking it was about trying to save lives in New York City. He felt it was more about the essential goodness and unselfish nature of people. I found it to be very entertaining and informative. It was a great insight into what is important in our lives.

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David

No matter what your personal stance is, this is a very important film and a very well done one. I just finished watching this film and it left me feeling very emotional. It touches on the theme of materialism and how we all suffer when we don't care about what is important and what is not. The people in this film are all very knowledgeable in their fields and are all very articulate in their views. It is a very well done documentary, but there are a few flaws. For one, the film does not give you a lot of background information on each of the people in the film. I felt that it was necessary to know more about the individual people. There is also a small amount of editing that I think would have improved the film a lot. However, these flaws are minor and do not affect the quality of the film. The main point that this film is trying to say is that materialism is a problem in the world and we need to do something about it. If you have ever cared about the world and seen how much it is hurting, this film will give you an understanding of the importance of our everyday lives and the importance of taking care of the things we love. I also liked the fact that they didn't use this materialism as a point of attack. It was more about showing how we are all affected by materialism and how we can do something about it. If you don't like this film, I would recommend that you take a look at "Just Enough", which is also a very well done film. "Less" is very similar to "Less" and I think that this film will appeal to people who want to learn more about how to care about the things we love and appreciate. All in all, I highly recommend this film.

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Brittany A.

Watched this because I was going to write a movie review. What a great feeling. Absolutely no small part in the films. I wish there was a way to buy this on DVD, as I have so much to learn about this documentary. So many things to learn. I read this the day it came out and watched it about two weeks later. I have to say that I'm glad I watched this as I haven't felt so attached to a film as I did for this one. The interviews with those who make a living doing what they do, the documentary footage, the production, the score, the characters, the techniques, the lighting, the dialogue, the composition, the entire set and location, the entire production design. Every aspect of the film. I loved it. It was fantastic. I wish more filmmakers would get this. I was impressed with the way the filmmakers incorporated video footage into the story, the way the film footage was used. I think the writers and the director, used this to create a unique story and to make the viewer feel that the people in the film are real people. I recommend this to anyone. They will be surprised how much they learn about the importance of small things.

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Denise R.

This movie is about a unique and controversial, yet great concept of minimalistism. I really liked the idea of focusing on a single project that someone wants to do, but never really knows where. You can get inspired by it, and make a wish. The movie even takes on the idea of how to build your own house, and how to start building a garden, and how to start building a "mini" studio. This movie shows how to change your life. To be a minimalist is to follow a few simple rules that will keep you focused and focused on your goals, and will make your life more simple and less chaotic. I would say, I believe that most of us could learn a thing or two from this movie, about how to get inspired and go after a goal. The other parts of the movie were great, like the documentaries, the overviews of all the buildings, and the animation of the house. I highly recommend this movie to people, it is a must see for anyone, even if you don't like minimalistism. It is great for people who want to become more active, and have more fun in life, and the part about "finding your way" was very good, but I think that there should be more of it.

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Jesse

It's been a long time since I've been bored by an otherwise entertaining documentary. This one is no exception. I've noticed a lot of people have criticized the way the filmmakers interviewed people in order to form a consensus about a subject. I can understand that as a starting point, but I think it's fine to tell a story and get as many opinions as possible. They are all valid and I can't say I disagree with any of the points made. This film has a lot of information about culture and how we live our lives. It's well worth watching.

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Edward S.

A documentary about the importance of minimalism, minimalist design, and minimalism as a design philosophy. It's a bit long but if you look at the documentaries from different design schools, you can see there's a lot of overlap in how they view minimalistism. It's also a bit of a sub-genre in its own right. If you're interested in design, minimalistism, minimalism, and minimalism, you should check this out. It's a bit more about the philosophy and the concept of minimalism but if you're interested in the design, you'll definitely enjoy it.

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Jonathan Ryan

I wanted to watch this movie and I thought it was interesting, and I did like the idea behind it, but it just did not live up to the hype I had heard. I have been a fan of David Byrne for a while now, but I didn't really get the connection between his music and his life until I watched this film. It is definitely worth watching, but there are so many elements that are missing, that it could have been so much more. This documentary is also a lot about David's mother, who he has been estranged from for a long time, and how she feels about her son's relationship with his father, and why he is estranged from her. I'm sure the idea was to get a sense of why David's mother doesn't feel like she can take care of him. Overall, this documentary is about a lot of the elements that were missing from this film, and it is worth watching, but I think the film should have been a lot better.

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Steven Mitchell

I wanted to write this comment for the past year, but decided to wait a while and see if I really needed to write. As I read more about the topic, I realized that there are two sides to the story, both good and both bad. Both sides are worth discussing. The good side is that you get a deep understanding of the time and process, which will help you to appreciate and appreciate the good things in life. The bad side is that you see that you can be very successful in the short term and lose your freedom. To me, the choice was a clear choice to lose my freedom and the freedom of the world. It is like that for all of us, even if we don't know it. And I also felt that the documentary is too short. There are many more important aspects of our life that we don't talk about. I understand that there are other reasons why I liked this documentary. But I think that my choice to watch the documentary was better. This documentary made me feel happy, because I see that it is worthwhile to spend your time to learn about important things. To me, this is a true action for each and every one of us. The goal is to get more important things done. But the best part is that you see how we can be successful in the short term and lose the freedom of the world. I think that this documentary was a good and useful tool for my life. I can not regret that I watched it. I recommend it to all of you. I can see that some people didn't like it. But I feel that it is not the case.