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Director
Laura Dunn, Jef Sewell
Writer
Not Available
Stars
John Berry Jr., Mary Berry, Tanya Berry
Companies
Two Birds Film
Released
2016-03-11
Runtime
1h 22min
MPA
Not Available
Genres
Documentary
Countries
USA
Languages
English
Awards
Awards, 3 wins & 3 nominations
Keywords
writer,world
The New York TimesBen Kenigsberg

It’s a pleasure to spend 80 minutes in Mr. Berry’s company.

The Hollywood ReporterJohn DeFore

Sticking mostly to one corner of the turf Berry has staked out, this unusual and quite beautiful documentary seeks to connect with him by getting to know the land and those who work it near the author's Kentucky home.

Los Angeles TimesRobert Abele

In lieu of a literal fulfillment of the title’s promise, Dunn gives us a spiritual one, an aggressively poetic elegy to the pre-industrialized agrarian work/life ethic Berry made his most deeply felt cause.

VarietyJoe Leydon

The documentary is too tepid to generate anything like excitement or outrage, and elicits admiration more for its intentions than for its execution.

Village VoiceAlan Scherstuhl

Here, as Berry warns, the imagination is limited by the camera. In a world in which I couldn’t buy Berry’s New Collected Poems, I might make an effort to see this again someday, with my eyes shut.

Unknown SourceRogerEbert.com

In its brief, 80-minute running time, Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry encompasses two different films, and neither one of them is, in fact, a portrait of the poet/novelist/farmer/activist Wendell Berry. Neither one of them, despite sincere intentions, is very good.

Austin ChronicleMarjorie Baumgarten

Ultimately, Look & See seems to have many objectives, yet accomplishes none of them satisfactorily.

Nashville Film Festival2016

2016 Winner Grand Jury Prize, Laura Dunn

SXSW Film Festival2016

2016 Nominee SXSW Grand Jury Award, Laura Dunn
2016 Winner Special Jury Award, Lee Daniel (For cinematography.)
2016 Nominee SXSW Gamechanger Award, Laura Dunn

Montclair Film Festival (MFF)2016

2016 Nominee Bruce Sinofsky Prize for Documentary Feature, Laura Dunn

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital2016

2016 Winner William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award, Laura Dunn (director)