The Linguists

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"David and Greg will circle the planet to hear the last whispers of a dying language."
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 4 min
  • 7.4  (254)

This film follows two linguists who are documenting dying languages in the some of the Earth's harshest places. The main characters travel to Siberia to meet with nomadic people who have been driven to conformity by societal pressures. The language of these people is vanishing and the main goal of this film is to show how to keep this from happening. Along the way they also travel to Bolivia and have to deal with racism and violence. Despite the hardships they continue their journey to record dying languages and do everything in their power to help marginalized cultures.

The Linguists
Description
This film follows two linguists who are documenting dying languages in the some of the Earth's harshest places. The main characters travel to Siberia to meet with nomadic people who have been driven to conformity by societal pressures. The language of these people is vanishing and the main goal of this film is to show how to keep this from happening. Along the way they also travel to Bolivia and have to deal with racism and violence. Despite the hardships they continue their journey to record dying languages and do everything in their power to help marginalized cultures.

The Linguists is a 2008 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 4 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4.

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  • Release Date
    2008
  • Runtime
    1 hr 4 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (254)