A stunning journey reveals the incredible power of nature and its inhabitants. Over a single day, we follow the sun from the highest mountains to the most remote islands, passing through distant exotic jungles. With humor, intimacy and a sense of cinematic splendor, the documentary, coupled with a cast of unforgettable characters, highlight how a simple day, amid billions of daily events, gathers more wonders than we could imagine. Narrated by actor Robert Redford.
Peter Webber, Richard Dale, Lixin Fan
Webber was born in 1968 in the United Kingdom. He directed films such as Girl with a Pearl Earring (screened in Toronto, 2003, and nominated for three Oscars), Hannibal Rising (2007) and Emperor (Toronto, 2012). Dale directed award-winning TV documentaries such as 9/11: The Twin Towers (2006), Last Day of the Dinosaurs (2010) and Moonshot (2009). Fan directed Focus Forward: Short Films, Big Ideas (Sundance, 2012) and I Am Here (Toronto, 2014).