AUG 18-31 Fri-Thurs at 7, 9:00pm
CALLS OF THE WILD: WERNER HERZOG
WILD BLUE YONDER
(Werner Herzog, UK/USA/France/Germany, 2005, 35mm, 81 min.)
SEATTLE THEATRICAL PREMIERE!
Werner Herzog's latest film is a typically inspired union of cinematic bravado and lunacy, a mockumentary ostensibly about a disgruntled alien's reminiscences of the long journey from the Andromeda galaxy to earth. Although the alien is played with crazy- eyed conviction by Brad Dourif, the whole exercise is really an excuse to reinvent a series of ethereally beautiful zero-gravity sequences shot during a NASA space shuttle mission and some extraordinary Arctic underwater diving scenes, all set to a hypnotic score of Sardinian polyphonic harmonies.
Official Website: http://nwfilmforum.org/cinemas/calendar.php#wild
Added by joshc on August 14, 2006