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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It will always remains a mystery why there was no eruption. Never before in the history of vulcanology when signals of such magnitude measures and yet nothing happened.
Siegfried's Funeral Music (from The Ring of the Nibelung)
Composed by Richard Wagner
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