Timothy Treadwell?s death was as sensational as his life: Having presumed he could live safely among the grizzly bears of Alaskan wilderness, the outdoors man and author (Among Grizzlies) ?along with his partner, Amie Huguenard? was eventually devoured by one of them. In telling the story, Herzog relies considerably on Treadwell?s own video footage
In the 1950s, Herzog shared an apartment with Klaus Kinski, an ego-maniacal live-wire. In an unabated, 48 hour fit of rage, Kinski destroyed every piece of furniture in sight. In this personal documentary, Herzog traces the ups and downs of their relationship, revisiting the Munich apartment where they first met and the various locations of their films.
A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who cares only about riches, becomes their leader. But will his quest lead them to “the golden city,” or to certain destruction?
Werner Herzog had exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind in their astonishing natural setting. He uses 3D technology to transport us back in time over 30,000 years.
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