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Encounters at the End of the World [WS] [2 Discs] [DVD] [2007]

Release Date:11/18/2008

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    Special Features

    • Audio commentary with director Werner Herzog, producer Henry Kaiser and cinematographer Peter Zeitlinger
    • Featurettes:
    • Under the Ice, Over the Ice, Dive Locker Interview: Werner Herzog Talks With Rob Robbins and Henry Kaiser, South Pole Exorcism and Seals & Men
    • Jonathan Demme Interviews Werner Herzog
    • Theatrical trailer


    Encounters at the End of the World
    Werner Herzog, director of such acclaimed documentaries as Grizzly Man and Little Dieter Needs to Fly, offers his unique perspective on the South Pole in this film profiling the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station. Located on Ross Island, McMurdo Station is the headquarters of the National Science Foundation. Whether offering a detailed study of the unique survival training regimen that newcomers to McMurdo are obligated to endure or pondering the majestic beauty of a landscape where the discovery of three new species in a single day is something worth truly celebrating, Herzog boldly offers viewers the opportunity to visit one of the most inaccessible and awe-inspiring landscapes on the planet. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Werner Herzog
      Werner Herzog - Narrator

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