6.4/10
68
11 critic

Human Flow (2017)

Trailer
2:27 | Trailer
Human Flow is director and artist, Ai Weiwei's detailed and heartbreaking exploration into the global refugee crisis.

Director:

Reviews
Popularity
4,891 ( 2,054)
4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Lean on Pete (2017)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The film follows fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of the year. As the son of a single father working ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Haigh
Stars: Travis Fimmel, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi
Foxtrot II (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A troubled family face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son's desolate military post.

Director: Samuel Maoz
Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonaton Shiray
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A former military chaplain is wracked by grief over the death of his son. Mary is a member of his church whose husband, a radical environmentalist, commits suicide, setting the plot in motion.

Director: Paul Schrader
Stars: Amanda Seyfried, Ethan Hawke, Michael Gaston
Suburbicon (2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A home invasion rattles a quiet family town.

Director: George Clooney
Stars: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

In this darkly comic drama, a mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder, when they fail to catch the culprit.

Director: Martin McDonagh
Stars: Peter Dinklage, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Doug Jones, Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon
L'insulte (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

In today's Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media ... See full summary »

Director: Ziad Doueiri
Stars: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh
Downsizing (2017)
Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.

Director: Alexander Payne
Stars: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A behind-the-scenes look at how Jim Carrey adopted the persona of idiosyncratic comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of Man on the Moon.

Director: Chris Smith
Stars: Jim Carrey
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Kirsty Mitchell
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the centre.

Director: Xavier Legrand
Stars: Léa Drucker, Denis Ménochet, Thomas Gioria
Marvin (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young man runs away from his family to become an actor.

Director: Anne Fontaine
Stars: Finnegan Oldfield, Grégory Gadebois, Vincent Macaigne
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Israa Abboud ...
Herself
Hiba Abed ...
Herself
Rami Abu Sondos ...
Himself
Asmaa Al-Bahiyya ...
Herself
Eman Al-Masina ...
Herself
Maya Ameratunga ...
Herself
Hanan Ashrawi ...
Interviewee
Peter Bouckaert ...
Himself
Boris Cheshirkov ...
Himself
Marin Din Kajdomcaj ...
Herself
Filippo Grandi ...
Himself
Hamza Khawalda and Family ...
Themselves
Muhammed Hassan ...
Himself
Rafik Ismail ...
Himself
Princess Dana Firas of Jordan ...
Herself
Edit

Storyline

Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact. Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe in countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, and Turkey. Human Flow is a witness to its subjects and their desperate search for safety, shelter and justice: from teeming refugee camps to perilous ocean crossings to barbed-wire borders; from dislocation and disillusionment to courage, endurance and adaptation; from the haunting lure of lives left ...

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When there is nowhere to go, nowhere is home.

Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material including a disturbing image
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 November 2017 (Germany)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?