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How to Live Forever (2009)

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Like most baby boomers, Mark Wexler was freaked out about getting old. When he turned 50, he decided to embark on an epic tour to find out about aging. How to Live Forever documents Wexler’s journey as he sets out to answer the questions: Is eternal life possible? And is it desirable?

Discussing these issues with a fascinating array of people — from futurist Ray Kurzweil to a 101-year-old chain-smoking marathoner to a laughter yoga expert — Wexler reveals an incredible series of stories and insights about youth, aging and death. With intelligence, humor, and warmth, How to Live Forever offers a thoughtful, nuanced inquiry into what it is that gives our lives their meaning.

Ray Bradbury, Phyllis Diller, Jack LaLanne, Suzanne Somers, Willard Scott
Mark Wexler
English

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Batb_A, posted on August 20, 2015

Well done. This film covered everything and added some new awareness to living a long life. What we think we become.

gmsorceressrose, posted on August 8, 2015

Life expectancy 1000 years ago was only 23 years? What bunk. Maybe this was true for a particular culture or area 1000 years ago, but that is an extremely unhealthy life expectancy. Hunter-gatherers 10,000 years ago lived as much as 65 years, sometimes more. This false information gives people a negative view of all past cultures and inflates today's scientific accomplishments.

danborowski, posted on December 14, 2014

Horrible video quality

trebla, posted on October 10, 2012

It seems like an interesting, entertaining and eductional film but I will not buy it or encourage anyone to view it. Why? Because it promotes smoking. An old man smoking should have been abolished from this educational movie. When you re-edit the film to take these negative habits OUT, then I and my health organization would buy it.

tucsonbassplayer, posted on August 12, 2015

Couldn't disagree more trebla. This show is not really made for children so there is no reason to think we should all be treated like children. Anybody who has studied longevity at all knows there is only one true secret in living to 100 years of age. And it's the fact that there is no one true secret, everybody is different. And there have been plenty of centenarian smokers. Jeanne Calment lived to 122 years of age while smoking everyday. Whoops, guess I shouldn't say that. I do wish they would have mentioned that her diet was probably alkaline and her vitamin D and magnesium levels were high. But that would be selfish on my part to think MY medical organization should have any influence on anything. ;-]

Thegreenmonger, posted on May 23, 2014

Its a documentary. Having a smoking person in it isnt promoting smoking, it is showing real people as they are in their real lives. That guy smokes. Celebrities playing cool characters in movies who smoke promote smoking.

alancrawford, posted on October 3, 2012

Informative, entertaining,enlightening.

Lolk, posted on October 2, 2012

Being in my mid-60's, I appreciate SO much of what this film talks about! Soooo, high marks from me... :)

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