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Discover the global event that promises to inspire viewers through captivating photography, the highest quality production values, the latest in high-definition technology and compelling stories that epitomize the heart of a country and its people. Includes narration by Russell Crowe, Sela Ward, James Spader, and Isabella Rosselini. "China": Join rice farmers tilling the land their ancestors have worked for 18 centuries and explore the countryside where monks teach their 500-year-old discipline. "Italy": Witness six stories that weave the land of love, lineage, style and passion in the heart of Italy. From a jockey participating in the world's fastest horse race, to a former fisherman setting a free-diving record off Sicily's coast, to the Missoni family's fashion world and a Venetian gondolier's attempt to keep his family in his native city. "Brazil": This documentary showcases one of the most ethnically diverse nations on earth, exploring stories from the Amazon to Sao Paulo's hair-raising helicopter commute. "Australia": Discover a country that is a captivating mix of desolation and riches, from the harsh life of the outback to the welcoming, fertile lands of its coastline. "South Africa": Explore the new democracy of South Africa--the Rainbow Nation--through the eyes of its people. Each and every citizen works to make this new country succeed and carry the hopes of future generations. "France": An explosives expert, a radical chef and a man who scales skyscrapers are among the people who share their country and what it means to be French. "Japan": An apprentice geisha, tuna fisherman, tattoo artist, and robot designers are among the characters that show the Japanese to be masters of the future and guardians of the past. "Mexico": From the famous single cry, 'Viva Mexico!' that sweeps the country every Independence Day, to the spectacle and pageantry summoned by reverence for the Virgin of Guadalupe, "Atlas: Mexico Revealed" is a journey into the heart of this amazing country. "Egypt": Viewers will take an epic journey across the centuries, from the land of the Pharaohs, into the living soul of modern Egypt. "Russia": From the pomp and splendor of imperial St. Petersburg to the ancient nomadic lifestyle of Siberian reindeer herders, we will experience and gauge the desires and aspirations of the inhabitants of this young democracy. "India": A vast population and landmass, a weight of history and culture that stretches back for millennia. Meet the people that make this great nation.
|Starring:||Russell Crowe, Sela Ward, James Spader, Isabella Rosselini|
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|DVD Release Date:||11/10/2009|
|Run Time (in minutes):||559 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.29|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||0.5 x 5.5 x 7.4|
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