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A World Of Calm

Documentary
1 season availableUnited Kingdom
G

A World of Calm is a slow TV experience, where audiences step into a world designed to unwind and relax. The series is a compilation of breathtaking visuals combined with evocative narration by an array of A-listers including Kate Winslet, Idris Elba, Oscar Isaac, Mahershala Ali, Nicole Kidman, Lucy Lui and Keanu Reeves.

S1 E6: The Great Beyond
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S1 E6: The Great Beyond
22m
A serene and spiritual journey from Earth to the outer reaches of the universe. Narrated by Idris Elba.
languages:
English
subtitles:
English

10. Water Giver Of Life

This film begins with rain and follows the course of water as it brings life to people, plants and animals across Africa, before returning to the sea. Narrated by Mahershala Ali.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021

9. The Gift Of Chocolate

Inspired by the ancient traditions of Central America, we capture the alluring alchemy of chocolate and its metamorphosis from tropical fruit to global delicacy. Narrated by Priyanka Chopra Jones.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021

8. A Horses Tale

This film transports us into the fascinating world of horses using footage from anthropologist turned filmmaker Niobe Thompson, and film director Richard Mullane.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021

7. Noodle

At the artful hands of Seattle resident and Japanese chef Mutsuko Soma, we watch the creation of a culinary gift - hand crafted soba noodles. Narrated by Oscar Isaac.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021

6. The Great Beyond

A serene and spiritual journey from Earth to the outer reaches of the universe. Narrated by Idris Elba.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021

5. Living Among Trees

Master woodworker Rihards Vidzickis fulfils his boyhood dream, carving a dugout canoe from a single piece of wood. Narrated by Keanu Reeves.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021

4. Snowfall

Cillian Murphy narrates an enchanting film that invites us into a winter wonderland. Starting with the birth of a single snowflake, we journey through a spectrum of snowscapes.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021

3. The Birds Journey

Narrated by Nicole Kidman, this episode follows the epic migrations of birds across the globe.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021

2. The Glassmaker

This factual-fairy tale follows the mesmerising process of glassmaker Bibi Smit as she attempts to sculpt a piece that can capture the movement of the wind in glass. Narrated by Zoe Kravitz.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021

1. The Coral City

This film narrated by Lucy Liu transports us to the heart of the Coral Triangle, a place where evolution has run wild.
22m
Available until 31 May 2021