Life in a Day


Synopsis

Director Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland) and producer Ridley Scott (Alien, Gladiator) team up to offer this candid snapshot of a single day on planet Earth. Compiled from over 80,000 YouTube submissions by contributors in 192 countries, Life in a Day presents a microcosmic view of our daily experiences as a global society. From the mundane to the profound, everything has its place as we spend 90 minutes gaining greater insight into the lives of people who may be more like us than we ever suspected, despite the fact that we're separated by incredible distances.
Original Languages: English
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 90 min.
Year: 2011

CREDITS

DIRECTED BY
Kevin Macdonald

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PHOTOS

David Jacques, a Rhode Island man, reveals his sexuality to his grandmother. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Gusti Kompiang Sari, an Indonesian maid, blesses a house in Bali, Indonesia. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Robert Parson, a cowboy from Colorado, fears politics. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Hiroaki Aikawa and his son Taiji mourn the death of his wife in Tokyo, Japan. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A young girl settles down under the stars on the Nile. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Ukrainian goat farmers stop for lunch. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Vania Da Rui, an American female bare foot free-falling sky diver. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Ayomatty, an Indian gardener reflects on a Dubai beach. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Festival games in Seville. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A Californian girl invites us into her world. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A diver shows us a first person perspective. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Ardilavov Renat Valerevich, a Russian free-runner watches the sunset whilst eating a stolen bread roll. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Virginia Salvado Segu, a young girl snacks before attempting to top a traditional human tower in the town of St Jaume d'Enveja, Catalunya, Spain. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Fears of Global Warming in Antarctica from Nick Roden, an explorer who shares his feelings. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A mother in the Marsabit region of Kenya speaks of the love for her children. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A man from Piatichatki, Ukraine cuts up a watermelon and eats it. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A girl has water poured on her head in Port Washington, NY. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
The sun rises on Bucherest, Romania at 05.00hrs. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A young man and woman at their wedding in Buri Ram, Thailand. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A sister and her baby brother are discovered living in a cemetery in Cairo, Egypt. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Torontonian teenager Sasha takes his first shave. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Young Indians buy their drinks from the Tea Kiosk in Hyderabad, India. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A man in Manila, Philippines eats a delicacy of duck egg with baby duckling inside. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Children play in the New York fountains. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A young boy works in the flower market, Old Delhi, India. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Ann and John Walkley, a couple in Lincolnshire, UK renew their vows. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
John DeMaio and his son surf on Kyre Beach, NC, USA. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
A new born baby sleeps at a hospital in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Korean Cyclist Okhwan Yoon has cycled across more than 92 countries for 10 years. This shot is of him in Kathmandu, Nepal on 24 July 2010. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.