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  • "Visually stunning... Breathtaking detail. Compelling plot... the images inspire wonder."

  • "A large-screen triumph... just terrific... breathtaking IMAX® visuals... but with an equally memorable story of discovery. Parents and teachers rejoice... The film boasts such a high level of writing, acting and overall production polish that youngsters may be fooled into thinking they're watching a mindless blockbuster when in fact, they've actually been fooled into thinking" Read the article.

  • "Visual majesty... A compelling narrative."

  • DC Outlook

    "A thoroughly entertaining tale... that literally flies by."

This film tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11 year journey through the visually stunning and bio-diverse Amazon rainforest. As a young man, Bates risks his life for science in the 1850’s.

Bates made crucial contributions to biology

Identifying 8,000 species new to science and most importantly putting forth the first ever case for speciation, the means by which a new species is created. Charles Darwin called this the "beautiful proof" needed for his theory of natural selection.

Learn More About Bates’ Life & Journey

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"A large-screen triumph... just terrific... breathtaking IMAX® visuals... but with an equally memorable story of discovery. Parents and teachers rejoice."

Read the article.

"Visually stunning.... Breathtaking detail. Compelling plot... the images inspire worder."

"Visual majesty"... A compelling narrative."

"Visually stunning...fascinating...inspiring tale"

"Compelling storyline... that thrusts viewers into the rainforest."

"A thoroughly entertaining tale.. that literally flies by."

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