Saturday, May 14, 2016

Land of Silence and Darkness

A look into the life of Fini Straubinger, an elderly deaf and blind woman who dedicated her life to advocating for those met with similar conditions. Werner Herzog's Land of Silence and Darkness is a captivating documentary with educational value that bears great camera footage that lengthily, and with what seems to be immense fascination on the behalf of its director, tracks the, at often times, enchanting behavior of its subjects.
*** 1/2 out of ****