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Ashes and Snow

Ashes and Snow

Year: 2005

Genres: Documentary,Drama

Countries: USA

Votes: 900

Rating: 8.2

Cast: Fishburne Laurence; Rocha Enrique; Watanabe Ken; Moreau Jeanne; Colbert Gregory; Oetjen John; Pasquino Alessandra; Almeido Acacio; Arvanitis Giorgos; Nakemura Koji; Vene Philippe; Brook Michael; Cassidy Patrick; Darling David; Gerrard Lisa; J—Éhannsson J—Éhann; Scalia Pietro

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Storyline: Ashes and Snow, a film by Gregory Colbert, uses both still and movie cameras to explore extraordinary interactions between humans and animals. The 60-minute feature is a poetic narrative rather than a documentary. It aims to lift the natural and artificial barriers between humans and other species, dissolving the distance that exists between them.
Photographic artworks by Gregory Colbert that explores the natural interaction between man and other animals. Since 1992, Colbert has undertaken more than 30 expeditions to such far-flung locales as India, Egypt, Burma and Kenya to photograph the interaction between humans and other animals. The culmination of those expeditions, Ashes and Snow, premiered in 2002 at the Arsenale in Venice, Italy, to a record 100,000 visitors, making it the largest solo exhibition ever mounted in that country.
Since 1992 photographer and filmmaker Gregory Colbert has collaborated with more than 40 species around the world to create a 21st-century bestiary. These images attempt to express the world not only through human eyes, but also through the eyes of a whale, an elephant, a manatee, a meerkat, a cheetah, or an orangutan.

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