Friday, March 19, 2010

Documentary: Werner Herzog's Antarctica

In ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD, Werner Herzog ("Grizzly Man," "Rescue Dawn") travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, the hub of the US Antarctic Program and home to eleven hundred people during the austral spring and summer (Oct-Feb).

"Over the course of his journey, Herzog examines human nature and Mother nature, juxtaposing breathtaking locations with the profound, surreal, and sometimes absurd experiences of the marine biologists, physicists, plumbers, and truck drivers who choose to form a society as far away from society as one can get."

Here's the film:

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