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Fantastic Fungi. Documentary – Review

Fantastic Fungi (2019) is a documentary that takes us into the world of fungi and their bountiful nature.

Synopsis

This documentary takes us on a tour de force in the world of fungi. It is an extensive coverage of the many uses and applications of fungi, spanning from therapeutic applications, to industrial uses, such as, its potential as a replacement of plastic. Time lapsed photo sequences show us how astounding mycelium, mushrooms, and other fungi are.

Our Opinion

This is an impressive production. It is visually stunning, with exquisite time lapse photography sequences of rare beauty. It covers the topic of fungi and numerous facets of this organism, and its potential uses. We were entertained and were introduced to a new world. An absolutely recommendable watching experience.

Where to Watch Fantastic Fungi

On Netflix

Other Reviews

“A charming blend of science and conjecture, ‘Fantastic Fungi’ wants to free your mind.”

Jeannette Catsoulis: The New York Times

“With its spectacular footage of growth and decay and impassioned speeches about the magic of mushrooms, this documentary is a treat for the eye and ear (…)”

Andrew Pulver: The Guardian

About the Documentary

Fantastic Fungi (2019)

Movie title: Fantastic Fungi

Movie description: Fantastic Fungi (2019) is a documentary that takes us into the world of fungi and their bountiful nature.

Date published: July 12, 2022

Country: Unites States

Duration: 76 minutes

Director(s): Louie Schwartzberg

Actor(s): Documentary

Genre: Documentary

Review

This is an impressive production. It is visually stunning, with exquisite time lapse photography sequences of rare beauty. It covers the topic of fungi and numerous facets of this organism, and its potential uses. We were entertained and were introduced to a new world. An absolutely recommendable watching experience.

Overall
6/10
6/10
  • Production - 5.4/10
    5.4/10
  • Photography - 7/10
    7/10
  • Entertainment Value - 5.5/10
    5.5/10
  • Controversy Factor - 6/10
    6/10

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