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Ashes and Snow (2005)

Exploring the shared language and poetic sensibilities of all animals.

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Gregory Colbert

Writer:

Gregory Colbert
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Credited cast:
Laurence Fishburne ... Narrator
Jeanne Moreau ... French Narrator (voice)
Enrique Rocha ... Spanish Narrator (voice)
Ken Watanabe ... Japanese Narrator (voice)
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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. Written by Ashes and Snow

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Documentary | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English | Japanese | Spanish

Release Date:

5 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hamu és hó See more »

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DTS | Dolby Digital

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Narrator: The whales do not sing because they have an answer. They sing because they have a song.
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Ashes and Snow A Film Celebrating Time and Space
10 October 2008 | by maryatvanSee all my reviews

Ashes and Snow is a love letter to his beloved written on a film that unfolds a legacy of beauty in timeless moments. The photography and underwater filming demonstrates the excellence of the arts and craft at work and artist is both Nature and co-existent man. The poetic wall of sound and song blending in the pictorial landscape slows time making it stand still as the motion becomes e-motion. Gregory Colbert has created a work of art in the truest sense of the word. There is an earnestness in the quiet voice reaching out to stop the clock to somehow hold time as he presents the gift of his soul's eye. He asks her to burn the letters upon the snow and read the song upon his heart. Oh that each of us/those viewing would have an abiding love to create such a masterpiece.


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