Being Human

Being Human

Streaming Video - 1994
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Robin Williams stars in five unique and intimate tales linked by a common theme: a man's need to find his place in the world. In each tale, a man is set on a journey. Collectively, they experience an odyssey that crosses thousands of years, from Bronze Age wilderness to contemporary metropolis. Each taking a few more steps towards whatever it is that men search for: the sense of belonging that we call home, and the closeness of relationships that give life meaning.
Publisher: [United States] : Warner Bros. : Made available through hoopla, 1994
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 122 min.)) : sd., col


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Atticus14 Sep 18, 2014

I loved Robin Williams but this offering is mainly a disappointment. I think it tries to teach viewers philosophical lessons but it just never quite conveys the message in any meaningful enough way to make any real impact. Leaves you longing for the message that it ultimately failed to deliver. I would not want to watch this again as several of the stories just seem pointless, a movie adrift that rights itself somewhat with the last vignette. By then I was just glad it was over.

aaa5756 Jun 07, 2013

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box. I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.

Aug 11, 2012

Watched this a long time ago, couldn't remember it very well so borrowed it to watch again. Kinda wish I hadn't bothered - watching it a second time reminded me why I didn't remember much of it. It's kinda meh. Some segments reel you in (the first two), others are very bland and make you wonder why on earth they were included? (the next two) Still, nice to see the full circle idea: losing family, ultimately (after many centuries) getting them back. But what was all that about the shoes? Walking a mile in another man's moccasins or something?!


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aaa5756 Jun 07, 2013

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” -Franklin D Roosevelt

aaa5756 Jun 07, 2013

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr


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