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The White Diamond

Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog follows enigmatic airship engineer Dr Graham Dorrington, as he embarks on a trip, in the heart of the Guyanian rainforest, to test his new helium-filled invention. Dubbed the 'white diamond' due to its unique teardrop shape, the expedition begins with some early mishaps, but is soon airborne high above the treetops. Haunted by the memories of losing a friend in a tragic flying disaster years earlier, Dorrington's struggles are magnificently captured as he attempts to atone for what he calls "a stupid, meaningless accident", while at the same time Herzog presents stunning images of the true beauty of nature and the people who live in these remote areas.

Year: 2004
Genre: Documentaries, Natural History Docos, General Docos
Country: Germany
Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: Dr. Graham Dorrington
Duration: 87 Minutes
Rating: M
7.6/10
Location in store: Documentary (General)

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