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Encounters at the End of the World

Filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to the South Pole -- not to study penguins or Antarctic aquatic life-- but to document the people who are attracted to living their lives at the southern most end of the world. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 101
Theater Release:
Video Release: 18 Nov 2008
MPAA Rating: G
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Encounters at the End of the World is rated G:

Cast: Werner Herzog, Peter Zeitlinger
Studio: 2008 Discovery Films
Website: Official site for Encounters at the End of the World.

Detailed Review

Having lived most of my life on the Canadian prairies, I have often wondered why anyone with enough money for a plane ticket would ever decide to travel to Antarctica.… 
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Why Is Encounters at the End of the World Rated G?

In Encounters at the End of the World, director Werner Herzog looks at the various… 
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Talk It Over

In spite of the number of nature conversationalist living in Antarctica, none of the people… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Antarctica’s most famous residents are the stars of the documentary March of the Penguins.… 
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