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Planet Re:Think - An Examination of Our Planet's Limited Natural Resources

Planet Re:Think is a dire call for resource conservation and offers a glimmer of hope for a sustainable future.

Keywords: Planet Re:Think, Eskil Hardt, natural resources, resource conservation, sustainability, environmental documentary, conflict. Three words: Informative, alarming, hopeful


Released in 2012, "Planet Re:Think" is a thought-provoking documentary by Eskil Hardt. The film explores the alarming reality of our planet's rapidly dwindling natural resources, including water, oil, and gas, and the increasing potential for conflicts over these resources. This topic is more relevant than ever in today's world, as we face an urgent call to rethink our approach to resource consumption and conservation.


"Planet Re:Think" investigates the areas where humanity is failing in its stewardship of the Earth's resources. It also offers hope for a future where we can live sustainably on a planet with finite resources.

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"Planet Re:Think" takes an investigative approach, extensively researching the state of global resources and the impacts of our current usage patterns. The film also explores potential solutions, providing a comprehensive exploration of the subject.

Historical and Factual Context

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Key themes in the film

  • The urgent need for resource conservation
  • The potential for conflict over dwindling resources
  • The importance of sustainable living
  • The responsibility of humanity towards the Earth

Film Comparisons

"Planet Re:Think" can be compared to other environmental documentaries such as "An Inconvenient Truth" and "The 11th Hour", though it offers a unique focus on the potential for conflict and war over resources.

Noteworthy Moments

The fact that it combines not one but two global crises: the financial crisis but also the more insidious one relating to our misuse of natural resources.


Some reviewers saying that in principle, the message of the film is absolutely noteworthy. It is high time to rethink and, above all, to act on climate change.


"Planet Re:Think" is a crucial watch for anyone interested in environmental issues, resource conservation, and the future of our planet.

More film information:


  • IMDB score: 6.8



  • Eskil Hardt: Director



  • Canada, India and various locations

Key questions raised by the film:

  1. How can we ensure the sustainable use of our planet's resources?
  2. What are the potential conflicts that could arise from resource scarcity?
  3. How can we rethink our resource consumption habits?

I wonder what the film would be in another art form

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  1. A famous book, it would be "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson, for its exploration of environmental issues.
  2. A famous song, it would be "Big Yellow Taxi" by Joni Mitchell, for its lamentation of environmental damage.
  3. A famous piece of art, it would be "The Scream" by Edvard Munch, reflecting the terror of environmental disaster.
  4. A famous celebrity, it would be Leonardo DiCaprio, for his active role in environmental activism.
  5. A colour, it would be green, symbolizing both nature and the need for a more sustainable way of life.
  6. A music style, it would be folk music, often associated with social commentary and activism.