Had lots of potential, but it's one of those films where nothing is overt and most of the major themes are subdued and intangible. There's some quality content here, and I was never bored, but as a whole, the film is too inaccessible.
There's some great thought put forth in this film beyond the inherent idea of minimalism. The filmmakers attempt to delineate the philosophy and psychology behind consumerist culture and ways it can be changed. This much I appreciated.
But the main characters are a little too self-important for their own good. Like most people who promote radical life philosophies (veganism, atheism, being a fan of Nickelback), you have to do so from the perspective of people outside your world of influence.…