Encounters at the End of the World

Encounters at the End of the World

Title: Encounters at the End of the World

Release: 2007

Rating: 7.7

Language: English, Spanish

Country: USA

Runtime: 99

Genre: Documentary

Encounters at the End of the World

Release 2007
Rating 7.7
Language English, Spanish
Country USA
Runtime 99
Genre Documentary

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Synopsis

'Werner Herzog' takes his camera to Antarctica where we meet the odd men and women who have dedicated their lives to furthering the cause of science in treacherous conditions. A scientist studies neutrinos, which are everywhere, yet elusive; he likens them to spirits. A researcher's nighttime performance art includes contorting her body into a luggage bag. A survival guide teaches his students to survive white-out conditions by wearing cartoon-face buckets over their heads. Animal researchers milk mother seals as part of their study. Volcanologists offer advice on what to do when a volcano erupts. A pipefitter shows us the anomaly in his hands that he says are a sign he descended from Atzec royalty. A former Colorado banker drives what he has christened Ivan the Terra Bus. An underwater diver shows his colleagues DVDs of apocalyptic sci-fi films like Them! (1954). And -- though Herzog declares he's not "making another film about penguins" -- we meet a penguin researcher who answers ...

Director :
Werner Herzog
Writer :

Werner Herzog

Actors :

... Narrator (voice)