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Grizzly Man

(DVD - 2005 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Grizzly Man
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"Acclaimed director Werner Herzog explores the life and death of amateur grizzly bear expert and wildlife preservationist Timothy Treadwell, who lived unarmed among grizzlies for 13 summers"--Container. Features Treadwell's video footage.
Title: Grizzly man
[videorecording]
Published: Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, c2005.
Edition: Widescreen.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (1 hr. 44 minca. 104 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Special features: "In the edges: the 'Grizzly man' music session, " a 50-minute documentary on the making of the film's music.
Documentary.
Summary: "Acclaimed director Werner Herzog explores the life and death of amateur grizzly bear expert and wildlife preservationist Timothy Treadwell, who lived unarmed among grizzlies for 13 summers"--Container. Features Treadwell's video footage.
Audience: MPAA rating R for language.
Awards & Distinctions: Winner, 2005 Sundance Film Festival Alfred P. Sloan award ; winner, Best Documentary Feature, Mountainfilm in Telluride Festival.
Local Note: 1
Additional Contributors: Treadwell, Timothy - 1961-
Nelson, Erik
Herzog, Werner - 1942-
Branch Call Number: DVD 5997807 GRI
Statement of Responsibility: Lions Gate Films and Discovery Docs present a Werner Herzog film ; directed and narrated by Werner Herzog ; produced by Erik Nelson ; produced by Real Big Production, Inc
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Zeitlinger ; editor, Joe Bini ; music composer, Richard Thompson.
Performers: Timothy Treadwell.
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Language: English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Headings: Human-animal relationships Video recordings. Grizzly bear Video recordings. Bear watching Video recordings. Treadwell, Timothy, 1961- Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Topical Term: Human-animal relationships
Grizzly bear
Bear watching
Publisher No: 18636
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Jan 07, 2014
  • weeee rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the best documentary films made on human psychology, Grizzly Man depicts the recent life of Timothy Treadwell as he roams for months alone with grizzly bears in Alaska. But TT's love for the bears and nature is so strong that he loses touch with reality and forgets the natural world can be a savage, merciless place where humans don't belong.

Dec 03, 2013
  • d2013 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Timothy Treadwell had a great love for these wild creatures but definitely lost touch with reality. It's a bear and a grizzly at that. Sad and very tragic ending.

Oct 12, 2013
  • sgib rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I've watched this movie three times about 2 or 3 years apart with new company that I introduce it to. Everyone loves it. The most fascinating part for me is that every time I watch it, it's a different movie to me. I see completely new things. This film is alive and layered in a weirdly wonderful way...kind of like Herzog himself, who was sadly overlooked at Oscars for this gem. It is one of the best.

Sep 27, 2013
  • gribbles rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A fascinating train wreck that I couldn't turn away from.

Mar 08, 2013
  • ThelmaPickles rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A fascinating portait of a man who had his heart in the right place but not his head.

am i wrong for wanting to hear the audio? i am, arent i.
Rachel L Chacon
No you are not but its not fun i promise. it even ate his watch. It was a horrible end. He should have had a revolver with him at all times.

Sep 07, 2011
  • Keogh rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Fascinating documentary by Herzog, gives us a character study of a man who was clearly mentally addled... and who, frankly, had his death coming.

Definitely worth a watch as a character study of Timothy Treadwell. Not necessarily a character I would want to emulate, but very interesting.

am i wrong for wanting to hear the audio? i am, arent i.

Feb 25, 2010
  • edul rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A wonderful documentary about a man who lives with the grizzlies. It more about the man than the bears. Definitely a must-watch.

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