• Released
  • September 16, 2011
  • (Limited 9/16)
  • NR , 1 hr 47 min
  • Documentary
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Jane's Journey Synopsis
Dr. Jane Goodall emerges as an authority on chimpanzees and a global humanitarian.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Overall, film hits the right tone, and its brief but fascinating glimpses into Goodall's private life distinguishes it from the many TV...
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70

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
A worshipful tribute to the life and work of Jane Goodall.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Though Lorenz Knauer's film is as thoughtful as his subject - with a break for interviews with Pierce Brosnan and Goodall's fellow UN...
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60

The New York Times

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Skimps on intellectual substance but skirts by on the lightly likable charm of its subject.
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50

Slant Magazine

By Joseph Jon Lanthier
Despite the fact that Goodall narrates the bulk of the material, there are scant details about her concrete contributions to animal and...
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50

Village Voice

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Spectacularly photographed and journalistically lame, Jane's Journey blows a 105-minute kiss to Dr. Jane Goodall.
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40

Time Out New York

Any analysis of her philanthropy or character is traded for blind idol worship; only intermittent footage of the subject interacting with...
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25

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Jane's Journey is an exceedingly graceful and dignified sleep aid.
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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Slow but insightful documentary about pioneering activist.
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