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Salt and Fire ()


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A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.

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Laura Sommerfeld
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Matt Riley
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Dr. Fabio Cavani
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Dr. Arnold Meier
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Krauss / Aristidis
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Danner Ignacio Márquez Arancibia ...
Huascar
Gabriel Márquez Arancibia ...
Atahualpa
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Directed by

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Werner Herzog

Written by

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Tom Bissell ... (short story)
 
Werner Herzog ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Michael Benaroya ... producer
Pablo Cruz ... producer
Wayne Marc Godfrey ... executive producer
Werner Herzog ... producer
Robert Jones ... executive producer
Nina Maag ... producer
Gregory McLachlan ... executive producer
Amara Palacios ... producing executive
Olivier Père ... co-producer
Ben Sachs ... executive producer
Arturo Sampson ... executive producer / line producer

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Ernst Reijseger

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Peter Zeitlinger

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Joe Bini

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Alex Bushe ... associate editor
Lucas B. Masson ... trailer

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Ulrich Bergfelder

Costume Design by

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Esther Walz

Production Management

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Martin Corkidi ... production manager
Ernesto Garabito ... production manager
Alvaro Manzano ... unit production manager

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Valeria Ariñez ... second assistant director
Silvia Zeitlinger Vas ... script supervisor (as Silvia Zeitlinger)

Art Department

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Susana Chaparro Alvarado ... set designer

Sound Department

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Christopher Atkinson ... first assistant sound
Tschangis Chahrokh ... re-recording mixer
Boris Riccardo D'Agostino ... Italian language re-recording mixer
Christof Ebhardt ... supervising sound editor
Magda Habernickel ... sound editor
Michael Karl Huber ... sound post-production producer
Bernhard Maurer ... foley mixer
Paul Paragon ... production sound mixer
Michael Stancyk ... foley artist

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Bianca Rudolph ... digital colourist

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Finn Gosch ... electrician: germany
Frantisek Novák ... focus puller
Tom Rotsch ... drone technician / gaffer / second assistant camera / video operator
Alke Marianne Scherrmann ... digital imaging technician
Erik Söllner ... first assistant camera
Peter Zeitlinger ... drone camera pilot

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Peter Fuchs ... score mixer

Other crew

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Andreas Bareiss ... legal counsel
Ralf Berchtold ... producing executive
Christian de Gallegos ... international distribution
Alex Hundt ... coordinator of international sales
Stephanie Schneider ... production coordinator: Germany
Silvia Zeitlinger Vas ... continuity (as Silvia Zeitlinger)
Peter Zeitlinger ... drone pilot

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Frank Buchs ... special thanks

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Plot Summary

Salt and Fire is about a mysterious hostage-taking where the leader of a small scientific delegation is deliberately stranded with two blind boys in an area of gigantic salt flats. Shot in Bolivia, the film stars Michael Shannon, Veronica Ferres and Gael García Bernal and was written and directed by Werner Herzog. Written by XLrator Media

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Also Known As
  • Соль и пламя (Russia)
  • Deserto em Fogo (Brazil)
  • So i vatra (Serbia)
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  • 98 min
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Trivia Shot in only 16 days. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Michael Shannon/Alicia Keys/John Mellencamp feat. Martina McBride (2017). See more »
Soundtracks A Una Rosa (Voche 'E Notte Antica) See more »

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