A man fights to save Earth’s last forest, artificially preserved aboard a spaceship. A masterful fable and plea for biodiversity that has only grown more relevant since its 1972 release.
Human activities have rendered the Earth uninhabitable, and the last remnants of forest are preserved aboard spaceships – a bit like Noah’s Ark. Botanist Freeman Lowell tends the preserved environments lovingly, until one day the bosses decide that these scraps of nature are no longer worth the cost of their upkeep. A melancholy fable about the end of the world, noted for its majestic visuals, Bruce Dern’s fine performance, the unforgettable robots Huey and Dewey, and its Joan Baez...
| 89 minutes | 1972
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