• © Werner Herzog Film / Deutsche Kinemathek
  • © Werner Herzog Film / Deutsche Kinemathek
  • © Werner Herzog Film / Deutsche Kinemathek

The White Diamond

  • In Person

Werner Herzog, Graham Dorrington, Dieter Plage, Adrian de Schryver,

Herzog has made a specialty of finding obsessives and eccentrics who push themselves to extremes. “The White Diamond,” wrote film critic Roger Ebert“earns its place among the other treasures and curiosities in Herzog’s work.” A film about the history of aviation and a British aeronautical engineer, Graham Dorrington, who wants to fly his two-seater airship over the Kaieteur Falls in Guyana, hovering just above the forest canopies. The White Diamond is a record of that expedition. “The film, which includes some breathtakingly beautiful images of the green, wet Guyanese jungle and a monumental waterfall that cuts through it, is driven less by narrative than by ideas and impressions” (A. O. Scott, New York Times).

  • Werner Herzog
  • Rudolph Herzog
  • Annette Scheurich
  • Henning Brümmer
  • Klaus Scheurich
Print Info
  • Color
  • DCP
  • 91 mins
  • Werner Herzog Filmproduktion

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