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The White Diamond

  • Release Date: Jun 01, 2005
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Werner Herzog

Synopsis

Werner Herzog once again turns his eye on the beautiful and dangerous wilds of the Amazon in this documentary. Dr. Graham Dorrington is a scientist who specializes in designing experimental aircraft, and in 1992 he invented a unique man-powered airship intended to travel into the Amazon canopy of Guyana, with the goal studying the medicinal herbs said to grow there. However, Dorrington's aircraft proved to be flawed, and an accident on its first voyage into the Amazon claimed the life of Dieter Plage, a...more

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