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Grizzly Man (2005)

3 Ratings: 4.3
Art House & International, Documentary, and Educational movie directed by Werner Herzog

Grizzly Mancould easily have been sensational and exploitative, but in the hands of Werner Herzog, it becomes something extraordinary. Herzog was granted exclusive access to over 100 hours of video shot by amateur naturalist, wildlife advocate and troubled … see full wiki

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Director: Werner Herzog
Genre: Educational, Foreign, Documentary
3 reviews about Grizzly Man (2005)
review by . December 09, 2007
The love-it or hate-it responses of the Amazon viewership to Werner Herzog's Grizzly Man illustrate quite nicely the theory that art exists not wholly formed on the page, canvas or celluloid, but somewhere between the viewer and the "text". If you come to this film expecting a beautifully shot wild-life documentary and hoping for a picturesque education about bears and the Alaskan wilderness, you'll be sorely disappointed. The wildlife footage - some quite remarkable, notwithstanding - was shot …
review by . July 08, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
The biggest surprise of Werner Herzog's `Grizzly Man,' is the focus on the titled subject matter. The animals are important, but wisely kept as second focus in favor of Tim Treadwell. Tim was a filmmaker himself who tried to bond with grizzly bears until his tragic death when he and his girlfriend, Amy, were mauled and eaten by a grizzly in Kodiak. Now this fact is established in the first few minutes and elaborated throughout the film. Mostly, I went in believing that the film would consist of …
review by . September 23, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
My father was the person who first told me about this documentary. Upon hearing about it, I wasn't sure what to expect. I didn't recognize who "Timothy Treadwell" was and I don't think I had ever herd of Werner Herzog before (when I first saw the movie I almost fainted because I thought the former manager of the St. Louis Cardinals had made this film). After seeing the movie, I remembered that I had seen Treadwell before when he had appeared on television and I was corrected about the mistaken identity …
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