Herzog takes a film crew to the island of Guadeloupe when he hears that the volcano on the island is going to erupt. Everyone has left, except for one old man who refuses to leave. Herzog catches the eeriness of an abandoned city, with stop lights cycling over an empty intersection. Written by
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The volcano will probably soon be forgotten. In my memory, it is not the volcano that remains but the neglected and oblivion in which those black people live.
Siegfried's Funeral Music (from The Ring of the Nibelung)
Composed by Richard Wagner
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