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Land of Silence and Darkness 1971

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Land of Silence and Darkness 1971 U

Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

In one of Werner Herzog’s most significant films, which established him as a director of incisive documentaries as well distinctive narrative films, the German filmmaker follows the experiences of a community of deaf-blind people, and in particular the remarkable character of Fini Straubinger.

As the film charts the group’s various explorations of sensations that they can enjoy, from the joys of food to riding in airplanes, what emerges is much more than just a fascinating documentary about the deaf-blind, and nothing less than a powerful statement about the human condition.

Directed by

Werner Herzog

Featuring

Mr. Mittermeier

Miss Juliet

Fini Straubinger

Rolf Illig

Genres

Documentary

Collection

Werner Herzog

Certificate

U

Released

1971

Country

Federal Republic of Germany

Language

English

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