Enjoy National Geographic's spectacular large-format film from the comfort of your couch. Filled with incredible how-did-they-do-it film footage of nature at its most potent, it's a powerful image- and music-filled journey of discovery that takes you to the very brink of exploding volcanoes, across rupturing earthquake faults, to the edge of tornadoes, and more. Bonus features: ''making of'' featurette; disaster map.
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" spectacular, engrossing, and at times almost overwhelming in its power. But its real achievement, and one that's much rarer for a large-format filmis the way it uses its gigantic images to educate, engage, and draw connections between natural disasters and human lives.''The Boston Globe
''An intermittently spectacular science lesson, National Geographic's Forces of Nature delivers a trio of natural disastersvolcanoes, earthquakes and tornadoesinterwoven with well-meaning educational soundbites from a trio of scientists.''Variety Magazine
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