Item Details

Lektionen in Finsternis [videorecording]

Eine Co-Produktion von Canal+ Frankreich mit Canal+ Spanien in Zusammenarbeit mit ITEL ; produziert von Paul Berriff und Werner Herzog ; regie, Werner Herzog
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
A stirring documentary of 1992 post-Gulf War Kuwait, focusing on the oil well fires ignited by retreating Iraqi soldiers. What resulted is less a simple documentary about an environmental catastrophe than an apocalyptic vision of hell, a strangely beautiful portrait of a world on fire.
Director
Werner Herzog
Release Date
1992
Run Time
54 min.
Language
English and German soundtracks
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 1992 production.
  • Widescreen presentation (1.77:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
  • For specific features see interactive menu.
Variant Title
Title on disc label and container: Lessons of darkness
Local Notes
Published with Fata Morgana.
Credits
Camera, Paul Berriff.
Published
Troy, Mich. : Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2001.
Publisher no.
DV11542 Anchor Bay Entertainment
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
Technical Details
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