One Life Synopsis
Animals exhibit incredible behaviors and ingenuity.

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Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
The wildlife documentary One Life is a visually gorgeous, at times astonishing screen experience.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
The opportunity to see the stunning footage on the big screen is not to be missed, and the narration by Daniel Craig, delivered with James...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
What's before our eyes suggests we share the planet with some amazingly strange beings.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Nature films don’t come any more spectacular than the BBC’s One Life.
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Slant Magazine

As much as Daniel Craig's narration can feel tacked-on, it's really secondary to the film's expert camerawork.
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The Guardian

By Peter Bradshaw
Quite a spectacle, and a nice family outing.
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Total Film

By Carmen Gray
Daniel Craig makes a decent fist of the narration. But you could also do without its gush about the “incredible journey” all beings on the...
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Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Beautiful slo-mo, up-close-and-personal cinematography abounds, as does an aggravating desire to turn its many subjects (and their plights...
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The New York Times

By Nicolas Rapold
The latest production from the BBC Natural History Unit is a typically eye-catching, years-in-the-making chronicle of animal life that is...
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One Life

By dogmommo
This is a spectacular movie that showcases the commonalities among all life on Earth. The photography is amazing and the narrative is moving. It's a pity it was only in the theaters for a few days....

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Rated PG