The Charcoal People

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46

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  • Summary: A documentary exploring the lives of thousand of migrant laborers employed to cut down Brazilian forests and produce charcoal for the multi-national pig-iron industry.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. New York Post
    Reviewed by: V.A. Musetto
    75
    Raises an interesting question. Do you clamp down on corporations in order to protect the environment or do you let them go about their business because they help feed countless families.
  2. 70
    The film is a dispiriting experience.
  3. Beautifully shot but overly spare documentary.
  4. Even at 70 minutes, The Charcoal People becomes repetitive and hopeless.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1

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