Encounters at the End of the World Poster

Release Date: June 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: November 18th, 2008

G|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to Antarctica, where he finds a desolate, beautiful landscape, largely untouched by human hands, and a group of truly unique people who risk their lives to study it. Centered at McMurdo Station, the United States' largest Antarctic research center, Herzog explores the minds of the scientists willing to abandon civilization and endure volatile conditions to learn more about the continent's wildlife and awe-inspiring natural wonders.

Cast: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal, Ryan Andrew Evans, Kevin Emery

Director: Werner Herzog

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Discovery Films, Creative Differences

Distributors: ThinkFilm

Keywords: Fascinating, Survival

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Nominated Documentary (Feature)