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Bikes vs Cars

Bikes vs Cars is a movie starring Aline Cavalcante, Dan Koeppel, and Raquel Rolnik. Bikes vs Cars is a documentary about the bike and what an amazing tool for change it can be. It highlights a conflict in city planning between...

Other Titles
Bikes vs Cars 車社会から自転車社会へ, Ποδήλατα εναντίον αυτοκινήτων, Pyörät vastaan autot, Bicicletas vs coches, Rowery kontra samochody, Bike vs Carros
Running Time
1 hours 30 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Fredrik Gertten
Writer
Fredrik Gertten
Actors
Joel Ewanick, Raquel Rolnik, Aline Cavalcante, Dan Koeppel
Country
Sweden
Year
2015
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The divide between cycling versus automobile advocacy is presented, the two sides which on the surface are on opposing sides that will never meet in terms of commonality. Cycling advocates in such automobile-centric cities such as São Paulo and Los Angeles talk about their situations, including cycling, for one, being a personal necessity, and that being automobile-centric cities was not always the case, they only becoming so with the onset of the automobile and oil lobbies. Conversely, a taxi driver in Copenhagen, seen as one of the few shiny examples of a cycling-centric city, talks about the difficulties for him in trying to navigate among the cyclists who seem to be coming at him from every direction while he does his work. Despite the general shift in global mentality toward cycling if only as a measure to combat climate change, Toronto is provided as an example of a city where a war was directed onto the cycling community with the election of Rob Ford as Mayor, he who saw forces initiate that war against the car in his city. And others talk about what the automobile and oil lobbies are doing in light of this global shift toward more cycling and cycling infrastructure.

Comments about documentary «Bikes vs Cars» (20)

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Lauren Austin

The Dummy is a great film to watch as an adult. The heart and soul of the film is the director's music, which was used to great effect in the film. The two songs that were used in the film were "Up the Roof" and "The Dummy". The songs were amazing and had me singing along and dancing in my seat. The cinematography was amazing and I was totally mesmerized by the film. The cinematography was the most incredible thing I've ever seen in a film. The first time I saw the film, I had no idea what I was watching. The film takes you to a place that you cannot believe is real. The music was used to great effect in the film and I can't wait to see it again. The film was one of the most touching films I've ever seen and it will stay in my heart forever. This film is definitely not for kids or anyone who is easily scared. I would highly recommend this film to anyone who loves films and the music. 10/10

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Ruth H.

It is my personal belief that we should all learn to live by our own values. If I am to live my life as a good person, I must be a good person. And I will live by the values that I choose to live by. I think that by watching this movie, people can learn to live by their own values and not conform to society's values. I was lucky enough to see this movie. I loved it. I think that all people should see this movie. It will open their eyes to live by their own values. It will make them see that it is okay to live by your own values, and it will open their eyes to see that their own values are not correct.

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Lauren Grant

I was not expecting much, but this movie was very entertaining and entertaining. It is very interesting to see how the car manufacturers and the government tries to make people hate the bikes, which is the main point of the movie. I thought the movie was very well done and interesting. I think the best part of the movie is when they show the different bikes that they have, and the people are saying "I don't like bikes, I don't like cars". I was very surprised at how well this movie was done. The movie is very interesting and you can see that the people that are involved with the movie and the people that are in the movie are very passionate about this topic and they want to make the world a better place for everyone. I think this movie is very interesting and entertaining, and I think that everyone should see it.

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Amanda W.

As far as I can tell, "Cycle for America" has been the only TV/broadcast film made on this subject. It is very impressive and informative. There are still more to be done, especially for the urban cycling community. The film is a great addition to a growing body of work on this subject. What was the impetus for the idea of filming it? I think it was the following quote from George H.W. Bush (I think): "Cycling is a way of life for a lot of people, but there's a lot of people who don't bike." The film does an excellent job of portraying the cycle culture in the US, and what it means to the community. If you're a bike rider or a cyclist, you will be interested in the film, and will likely have a lot of questions. As a long-time cyclist, I've learned to appreciate the cycling culture. I think this film is a great addition to the cycling community.

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Olivia Wade

After seeing this film, I couldn't believe how much I enjoyed it. I was impressed with how much effort went into making this film. I think that this film is an example of how a documentary should be made. This is a documentary that can be enjoyed by the entire family. The film was made by the filmmakers themselves and I think that it's a great example of how to make a documentary. I think that this film should be watched by every film student. It's very entertaining and informative. I really enjoyed this film and I think that it's a must see.

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Mildred

In this short documentary, David Brin and Richard Garriott discuss the history of the "Star Wars" universe. They discuss the original trilogy, the prequels, and how it all came together. The film covers the story of how the original trilogy came to be, how it all came to be, and how it came to be. The film is quite entertaining. The documentary is well-written and directed. The interviews are interesting and the subject matter is interesting. I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to know more about the history of the Star Wars universe.

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Russell Elliott

This is a film about how the movie industry works, and how people are influenced by it. The film does not show the true story of the film, but instead focuses on how people get involved in the industry. The film also shows how a lot of people have a very negative view of the industry, but they are influenced by the money. The film also shows the industry in a way that is different from most people. The film also shows how people are influenced by the media, and how the media is the biggest influence. The film is very informative and it is interesting. The film is a must see. It is very good. It is worth seeing.

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Sharon Hanson

I liked this documentary, and it was very interesting. I'm a fan of Jeremy Clarkson, but he has a tendency to overact in his interviews. I felt that he over-acted in this interview, and that his voice and mannerisms were very annoying. I also felt that the interview was too long, and that he was not given enough time to really explain his thoughts on the subject. I also felt that the documentary was too long and it seemed to drag on and on. The director and producer were also very good in their interviews, and they were very interesting. I'm not a fan of the show Top Gear, but I think that the producers and directors of this documentary did a good job of covering the topic. I also thought that the interviewees were very interesting, and I think that they were able to give a good balance to the issue. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in the subject. I also think that it is a good idea to listen to the show, because you will find that it is very funny, and you will also find that it is very educational. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who is a fan of Jeremy Clarkson, and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in the subject.

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Michelle M.

I just watched this movie today and it was absolutely amazing. I was very impressed with the story and the way it was presented. I don't know how this movie got such a low rating on IMDb, but I think it's because the movie is about a bike and not a car. I think it's great that people can come to a movie and not have to think about the car. It's a good movie to watch with your family. It's a great movie to watch with your friends. I think that everyone should watch this movie. I hope that it will get better ratings on IMDb.

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Lisa

It's clear from the first minute that this is a documentary. The camera's face is often close, and the colors are very striking. The mood is even more strongly in the middle of the film. The subject is clearly serious and there is a real sense of urgency and danger. However, the film does not take a position on the subject matter. I understand that it is an interesting film. I can't say that I didn't enjoy it. But I'm not sure that I would watch it again. I liked the fact that it was very open about its subject matter, but it is hard to imagine that a documentary on a subject as big as this would not include information about what the subject is really about. I would recommend this film for people who are interested in a documentary that deals with a very important and serious issue, but it is not an easy film to watch. The documentary style is very effective, but the subject matter is not always easy to follow.

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Margaret

This documentary is about the construction of the world's first all-electric bike, the K1. It's an exciting and enlightening look at the work that went into the creation of this amazing bike. The K1 was a bike that everyone had been dreaming of for years, but only a handful of people had the chance to be the first to ride it. The documentary is really about the challenges faced in making this bike, and how they overcame them. I think the biggest takeaway is the project manager, who is a very inspiring person, who had to fight with his boss to get the money for the project. I think he is one of the most inspirational people I've seen in a documentary. He didn't want to do this project because he didn't want to be a part of it. I think he did a fantastic job of making the project happen, and really making it a success. I also think it's important to point out that he was the only person to make the project happen, and that the project manager was also the only person who knew how to make the project happen. I think that's an important lesson for everyone to learn. If you want to make a big impact in your life, then you have to work for it, and this documentary really shows that. The K1 is a great example of what I'm talking about. It's an awesome bike, and I think that everyone should see it. I hope that more people see it, and that more people will see it. I think it's a great documentary, and I would definitely recommend it to everyone.

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Gloria Banks

I was lucky enough to catch a screening of this documentary at the Austin Film Festival last week. And it was a very nice surprise. It was really funny. The story of the film is one that I've heard before, but I really thought it was done really well. The film shows the incredible lives of the motorcyclists, who have become iconic. But also the human aspects of the people involved in the lives of these motorcyclists. It's really cool to see how different cultures and people from different backgrounds live together. And the history of the Motorcycle Culture, both as a heritage and a way of life, is also brought to light. There are also some really interesting interviews with people who know the people involved in the story and how they deal with the people who are in the stories. It's really a very interesting documentary and it's very well done. The director and the film team are really awesome and they have really created a very entertaining documentary.

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Dennis Rice

This is the first documentary film I have seen about the city of Los Angeles. It is a very interesting and well-done film. The director, Steve James, is a good documentary film maker. I believe this film is a must-see for anyone who wants to learn more about the city of Los Angeles. I would highly recommend this film.

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Jean L.

This is the first documentary I have seen that deals with the debate between the bicycle and the automobile. The two most important topics that the film addresses are the need for a safe and efficient transportation system and the environmental impacts of the automobile. This documentary shows both sides of the argument, but ultimately concludes that the bicycle is the way to go. The director, Michael Douglas, is a cyclist himself and his personal experience as a cyclist is the inspiration behind the film. He travels the world and talks to people who are either cyclists or automobile users and also has a lot of knowledge about the subject. The film is well-made and the director does a great job of showing both sides of the argument. I recommend this film to anyone who is interested in this topic.

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Nicole S.

This movie is a great example of how to do a documentary. The footage is amazing, the interviews are so interesting and the narrative is very well thought out. It's a shame that it has been lost. I would love to have seen it in it's original format. I think it would have made a great documentary. It's great to see how the media is changing. The media is becoming more and more mainstream. I would love to see it on DVD or on Netflix. It's a great documentary and a great watch.

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Kathy Brooks

In my opinion, this is the most important documentary of the year. While many of the points of contention can be seen in other documentaries, this is one of the few documentaries that gives a solid ground-up view of the actual driving experience. Even the more well-known issues of 'driving while intoxicated' and 'driving while nervous' are addressed in this film, and it covers many topics in a matter of hours. A few of the key points to note: -Honda's fuel cell technology, the efficiency and cost savings it has been able to achieve, is what made it the first car company to publicly admit that it was in fact a fuel cell. -The "junk" tires that were being used on all new cars at the time, and a lack of fuel-saving tires in the last quarter of the century, have been drastically reduced by the introduction of a number of new tires that have the same characteristics as today's current tires, and are all designated "hazardous-high-traffic" tires. -The need for a 3-speed manual transmission in the late 1970s, as well as the recent shift from automatic to 3-speed, has reduced the number of collisions that were occurring in the United States every year. -The EPA's requirement for new cars to have a 6.5-gallon fuel tank, has led to the deaths of many thousands of people every year. -The number of miles driven by people over 65 has increased exponentially. While some of the figures quoted are only estimates, the absolute numbers of miles driven, are increasing exponentially. In fact, in 2009, a staggering 8% of Americans over the age of 65 were driving over a million miles. -The yearly number of people killed in crashes of all kinds, has increased dramatically, especially since the introduction of the 2010 Safe and Narrow Dual-Mode Vehicles Law. -The most significant of the issues discussed in this film is the frequency of crashes in the United States. According to the latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics, the number of people killed in a crash between a vehicle and a person in the United States increased to over 30,000 in the year 2008. The number of fatalities has increased almost tenfold in the past decade. While this is an interesting, and deeply disturbing topic, I feel that the documentary highlights the much more significant issue of 'driving while nervous'. While this is not a new problem, the problem has become so prevalent, that people have begun to panic when they drive alone. Even driving with friends, is becoming less and less of a necessity. -The social ramifications of driving while nervous are also highlighted. This is especially relevant, as the other issues that the documentary raises, are not necessarily newsworthy. People who have had a nervous breakdown, are often referred to as "suicide bums

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Christina R.

I don't know about you, but I have been on the bike for a long time. If you are looking for a reality check, this is it. It is based on a true story, and the people who helped this man, are really amazing. There are many people in the world who could use a little help. This documentary is extremely informative, and even if you don't care about bikes, the message is universal. I think everyone should see this documentary. It shows the reality of what it's like to be a teenager. It shows the fear of riding a bike in the city, and the struggles of getting a bike and riding it. I also recommend this documentary to anyone who is looking for a documentary that will actually make you think. This documentary is a great way to go about it. I highly recommend this documentary. If you like documentaries about the environment, I highly recommend this documentary.

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Elizabeth Gilbert

I just came from a screening of the documentary, "Bikes vs Cars" and I have to say it was a very good film. While the film is not without flaws (many, many flaws) the basic idea of the film is quite well put, the commentary is well done, and the filmmakers (as well as the subject of the film) were very genuine. While there were a few "gotchas" that I would have liked to have seen addressed, overall I was very satisfied. I would have liked to see the authors talk more about the cycling culture in the country (which I was unaware of) but the fact that they are bike fans makes this not a major issue for them. I think the authors are brilliant and I hope that they make more films and more documentaries in the future.

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Douglas G.

To me, this movie was about the new generation of modern cyclists, who are taking to the roads. There was a scene where a bike in the road, with no bike lanes, it seemed the entire traffic had to turn off the road, when it was a pedestrian crossing. The driver of the car was also putting her foot down when she saw the bike. This shows how important it is to get people to understand that there are bikes in the road and we need to try to encourage them. We need to tell people that it's OK to use bikes in the road, and that they are a very safe alternative to cars and their hazards. This movie also tells us that when a car goes out of control it's not just the driver that needs to be punished. The passenger, the other passengers, and the car that caused the accident, all need to be punished, for the safety of the driver, passenger, and bystanders.

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Victoria G.

The topic of the controversial and controversial film The Black Hole was a perfect opportunity for a doc on cycling. The films director, Sam Brumley, did a fantastic job of presenting his documentary that looked at the subject of cycling from both the cyclist and the viewer's perspective. It also showed the problems that riders and spectators face on the road and in the pits. The cycling films that have been made over the past few years have had their fair share of controversy, but this is the first documentary that I have seen that focused on cycling as a whole and it was definitely worth the watch. The Black Hole has a great focus on the people that cyclists ride with and how they deal with the conditions and the difficulties that they face on the road. This documentary is worth a watch for anyone that enjoys cycling. If you are looking for a great documentary about cycling, look no further than The Black Hole. If you are a cyclist, look no further than The Black Hole.