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31 May 2002 (Austria) See more »
During the year 2000 Geyrhalter and his teams travelled to a different destination each month, looking for places untouched by the millennium hysteria... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Nikolaus Geyrhalter 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Silvia Burner 
Nikolaus Geyrhalter 
Michael Kitzberger 
Wolfgang Widerhofer 

Produced by
Nikolaus Geyrhalter .... executive producer
Cinematography by
Nikolaus Geyrhalter 
Film Editing by
Wolfgang Widerhofer 
Production Management
Markus Glaser .... production manager
Michael Kitzberger .... assistant production manager
Sound Department
Stefan Holzer .... sound recordist
Alexander Koller .... sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Kristina Flach .... project assistant: Das Werk
Bianca Rudolph .... telecine operator

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240 min (12 episodes)
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Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud)
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Stephen Nyee:I can't speak our language fluently, but I can understand it. And the reason for that is the residential schools. Before I left, I could speak our language fluently; but while I was there, I got it beaten out of me. So today, as a result of that, I can no longer speak my own language. And for me that's pretty sad, because when I left I knew it and understood it, and it made it extra hard on my grandparents.See more »
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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Fascinating, 15 January 2006
Author: Andres Salama from Buenos Aires, Argentina

This four hour documentary is founded on a very intriguing concept, consisting of 12 20-minute fragments where we witnessed life in twelve very different locations on our planet earth. In these locations, we mostly watch indigenous people coping by, hunting, fishing, preparing their meals, dealing with the natural world in a way most city dwellers and inhabitants of rich countries can't imagine. If memory does not fail the twelve places featured in the movie are in Namibia, the Sahara, an Indian Village in the Canadian Pacific, Northern India, Southern China, a fishing village in Sardinia, Lappland, Greenland, Central Siberia, an aboriginal settlement in the Australian Outback, Papua New Guinea and Micronesia. Despite the extreme length of the movie, I was mesmerized by it.

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