jeudi 9 décembre 2010

# Burden of Dreams by Les Blank

I recently wrote an article about Werner Herzog's Fitzcarraldo, the great constructive achievement it constitutes and the probable difficulties the film crew probably encountered in order to achieve this construction process. Burden of Dreams is a 1982 documentary by Les Blank that illustrate those difficulties and the continuous struggle for Herzog to achieve his movie in one of the most remote place of the Amazon forest. The movie actually show Herzog, extremely bitter, talking in a very intense way, about the absolute counter-harmony of the jungle and the obscenity of constant fight and survival struggle of its elements.