Human. Animal. Tree. Make the Connection

Seven years in the making, "Unity" is a documentary that explores humanity’s hopeful transformation from living by killing into living by loving. It is a unique film about compassion for all beings, or all “expressions of life,” and going beyond all “separation based on form,” and beyond perceiving opposites. Writer/Director Shaun Monson, collaborating with an astounding cast of 100 celebrity narrators (never before gathered in the history of film-making), presents a message of love, tragedy and hope, all set against the backdrop of some of the most compelling 20th and 21st Century footage imaginable.

Presented in chapters, (like its predecessor "Earthlings") "Unity" takes an in-depth look at what it truly means to be human, to be mortal, and to be incarnate in this world. The film explores our brief existence among the Cosmos (Chapter I), then moves on to the perceptions of our Mind (Chapter II), the nature of our Body (Chapter III), the infinite capacity of our Heart (Chapter IV), and ultimately to the mysterious energy of the Soul (Chapter V). Initially, these chapters will appear unrelated to each other. But as the film progresses it becomes clear that all life is interconnected, and each chapter represents the totality of our mortal experience, which is only measured in decades.

With a cast of 100 voices all speaking as one voice, "Unity" is a genuine cinematic experience unlike any other.

Director(s): Shaun Monson
Script: Shaun Monson
Production: Nation Earth, Melissa Danis
Music: Yuko Sonoda
Actors: Pamela Anderson, Martin Sheen, Moby, Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Amanda Seyfried, Brandon Boyd, Casey Affleck, David Copperfield, Deepak Chopra, Dr. Dre, Edward James Olmos, Ellen DeGeneres, Geoffrey Rush, Helen Mirren, Jason Mraz, Jeff Goldblum, Jennifer Aniston, Joaquin Phoenix, Kevin Spacey, Kristen Bell, Kristen Wiig, Michael Gambon, Olivia Wilde, Russell Simmons, Selena Gomez, Susan Sarandon, Tom Hiddleston, Tony Hawk, Zoe Saldana
Year: 2015
Duration: 99 min
Picture format: 16:9
Our age recommendation: 14
Language (audio): English
Country of origin: United States
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Main topic(s): Planet Earth
Secondary topics: biodiversity spirituality
Mentions: earthlings animals nature mankind origins earth food
Topic Page(s): Planet Earth

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