In 1831 a young amateur scientist, Charles Darwin, boarded HMS Beagle on an epic five-year journey of discovery. 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his book, ‘Origin of Species’. The Voyage that Shook the World retraces Darwin’s journey, exploring the places and discoveries crucial to the formulation of his Theory of Evolution.
Filmed in South America, UK, North America, Australia and Europe, this video features dramatic period recreations and stunning nature cinematography interwoven with scholars sharing their perspectives on the man and the controversy.
A fascinating and thought-provoking opportunity to gain new insight into The Voyage that Shook the World.
- The making of the movie
- Extended interviews
- Director’s introduction
- About CMI