Encounters at the End of the World

That great eccentric poet of cinema Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, The White Diamond) trains his cameras on Antarctica and finds visual splendor and seductive danger on the frozen continent, from those who dive below the sea to penguins who consider prostitution. Herzog gets inside the minds and hearts of the people who live there and study its mysteries. Herzog is one of a kind. His new doc is an event you watch in awe as you marvel at its wonders.

From The Archives Issue 366: April 1, 1982