Item Details

Wodaabe les Bergers du Soleil [videorecording]: Herdsmen of the Sun

Interama ; produced by Patrick Sandrin ; directed by Werner Herzog
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
Filming the Woodabe in the drought stricken Sahara, Herzog focuses on one tribal ritual. Once a year in what amounts to a beauty pageant, the young men dress up and parade in front of the women. Each woman must then chose and spend the next few nights with the man she finds most beautiful.
Director
Werner Herzog
Release Date
1988
Run Time
54 min.
Language
English
French (also in)
Niger-Kordofanian (Other) (also in)
English (subtitles in)
Notes
  • Dialogue in English, French, and Peul ; title and credit frames in French ; subtitles in English.
  • Based on "Chroniques nomades" / Claude Herviant.
  • "Produit par Arion Productions (Paris), Werner Herzog Produktion (Munich), Antenne 2, et Canal Plus, avec la participation de Centre National de la Cinématographie".
  • Originally produced as documentary film in France in 1988.
Related Title
Herdsmen of the sun.
Chroniques nomades.
Credits
Director, Werner Herzog ; producer, Patrick Sandrin ; photography, Jorg Schmidt-Reitwein ; music, Mozart, Händel, Verdi.
Published
New York, N.Y. : Interama Video Classics, c1992.
Description
1 videocassette (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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