Rebecca Bartlett

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Encounters At The End Of The World [Blu-ray] [2007&hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Werner Herzog
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In his later years, Herzog seems to be flourishing - his documentaries have all been gripping, bizarre stories about humanity, and even at the End of the World he finds more people. In Antartica he finds those who desire to "fall off the edge of the map", and they are all as eccentric as him. He portrays them all sympathetically and enthusiastically though, perhaps one of his finest qualities. Encounters... is memorable for many reasons - of course his meetings with people are notable, but so too is his cinematography. He shows Antartica as it truly is, including industrialised settlements and the less picturesque places usually ignored by other documentaries of this kind. And his… Read more

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