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The Salt of the Earth

Country
France / Italy / Brazil
Year
2014
Runtime
110 min.
Director
Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders

Film Story

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet’s beauty.

Award

  • OSCAR 2015 – nominated Best Documentary Feature
  • Cannes 2015 – Un Certain Regard – Special Jury Prize, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury – Special Mention