The Voyage that Shook the World
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The Voyage that Shook the World is a
creationist propaganda flick world-class documentary from Creation Ministries International about the life of Charles Darwin. It's only 52 minutes long, so it was clearly aimed at television.
In April 2015, the film received a AUD$90,504 tax-rebate (20% of the entire production cost of AUD$452,518) from Screen Australia despite only taking in AUD$116,436.
The rogues' gallery
The film features interviews with real live scientists. These were apparently obtained in a similar manner as the interviews for Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, by establishing a front company so said scientists would be unaware that creationists had anything to do with the film. Some people claimed this deceptive behavior violated the Ninth Commandment; a big-shot with CMI admitted the deceit, but replied (paraphrase) "The ends justify the means! Pay no attention to the
man behind the screen underhanded movie-making tactics! Look at this wonderful film we've made!"
To date, the film has been noticed about as much as a grain of sand dropping into a lake. As of July 2012 it has a rating of 5.3/10 at the IMDb, although, strangely, there are a very high number of glowing reviews giving the film a perfect 10 out of 10 stars, with many casting doubt on Darwin's ability as a scientist. Even more strangely, a large number of these fabulous reviews were given by people who had only ever reviewed this one film. How very
obviously deceitful odd. At least one blogger has stated that it is standard creationist fare.
General screening in Canada, UK, US and South Africa supposedly started September 2009, but even Fox News didn't review it.