The film tells the saga of a trio of triplets who were separated at birth and were reunited at age 19 by a series of random coincidences in 1980.
This isn’t a great documentary but Reynolds deserves applause and respect for getting his message out there, and this film is a decent enough way to do it. It’s good but not memorable, and the end result isn’t as uplifting as it should be.
Kindness and compassion is something we can always use more of, and this documentary lends a hand in spreading the notion of tolerance, sympathy, and grace in the face of adversity.
The bulk of the doc seems hell bent on scolding climate deniers and responding to skeptics than presenting clear, sound science on the issue.
As far as newsroom docs go, this isn’t as intriguing as “Page One” but it still manages a lovely exploration of the true craft of writing and is a film that all journalism junkies should seek out.
As with all DisneyNature documentaries, “Born in China” has astonishing, impressive camerawork that will at times leave you breathless and in tears from the chills of the sheer beauty of it all.