Dir: Werner Herzog
USA, 2005, English, 104min, DCP
“If I show weakness, I’m dead”. So speaks Timothy Treadwell, the “Grizzly Man” who spent 13 summers living among the wild bears in Alaska, and ended up as lunch for one of his beloved bears. Editing the hundreds of hours of videotape that Treadwell had shot at extreme risk to himself, Herzog brings to us dramatic shots of the wildlife and footage of the man’s posturing rants to camera. A poignant, beautiful and absolutely hilarious portrait of a gifted yet manic man, in a bewildering rumination of the nature of nature, and the nature of man.
2006 USA National Society of Film Critics Awards, Best Non-Fiction Film
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- The Grand Cinema (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- Broadway Hollywood (Venue)
- UA Cine Moko (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Grand Windsor Cinema (Venue)
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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