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Ashes and Snow (2005)

Exploring the shared language and poetic sensibilities of all animals.

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Gregory Colbert

Writer:

Gregory Colbert
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Credited cast:
Laurence Fishburne ... Narrator
Jeanne Moreau ... French Narrator (voice)
Enrique Rocha ... Spanish Narrator (voice)
Ken Watanabe ... Japanese Narrator (voice)
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Ashes and Snow, a film by Gregory Colbert, uses both still and movie cameras to explore extraordinary interactions between humans and animals. The 60-minute feature is a poetic narrative rather than a documentary. It aims to lift the natural and artificial barriers between humans and other species, dissolving the distance that exists between them. Written by Ashes and Snow

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Country:

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English | Japanese | Spanish

Release Date:

5 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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1.85 : 1
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Narrator: The whales do not sing because they have an answer. They sing because they have a song.
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A Beautiful Picture Poem
28 January 2007 | by KaloyaNedelchevSee all my reviews

Ashes and Snow is a poem of spectacular images. It's a tale, a legend. It's a movie about the human beings and their being, about the returning to Eden, about the beauty of remembrance.The pictures tell a story about being free. The text behind - tells a poetry.

It's a slow moving film shoot with hi-speed camera. Wide lenses. Ahromatic. With imposing composition. Perfectly choreographed. Lots of underwater shooting.There is a dictors voice, a Laurence Fishburne's voice, who have done it well. We can say - it's near to movies like Baraka, Chronos, Koyannisqatsi, Powaqatsi, Genesis...

This Documentarie is like photo album of human imagination and desire. I hope Gregory Colbert will reach another peak with his second movie.

And of course - music by Lisa Gerrard!


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