A film that takes your breath away. It tells the story of the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. Growing up on a farm in the Brazilian Minas Gerais as a young man early on from there to study. Together with his wife he lands on minor detours in Paris and starts to take pictures.
He created insane reports the last several years, during which he visited and photographed the other people of America; meaning the South Americans. He created some impressive photos of people in the jungles of Brazil, people all over the world in their work situations, moving picture books about the refugees in the Congo, Croatia, etc .. Africa is one of his favorite continents. The refugee situation in Rwanda, the suffering of millions of refugees, famine, death and disease, and particularly the hopelessness of some people are delivered, make him depressed. He returned to Brazil, on the farm of his parents and finds solace in nature cure …
German Director Wim Wenders told the film together with Salgados son and wife. He skillfully intertwined photos with this film. The observer falling on hard, as vivid photos of this photographer like no other plays with light and shadow. There are art photos. The film features the magnificent glimpses of hope, the grief and the daily lives of people in unusual but everyday situations for them. Then Salgado dedicated nature. He found and photographed the Genesis … A very watchable movie ! Must see!
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