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Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin


Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

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Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his decades-long friendship with the late author Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit whose quest for ecstatic truth carried him to all corners of the globe. Herzog’s deeply personal portrait of Chatwin, illustrated with archival discoveries, film clips, and a mound of “brontosaurus skin,” encompasses their shared interest in aboriginal cultures, ancient rituals, and the mysteries stitching together life on earth.

UK, 2019, 85 minutes, Not Rated, Directed by Werner Herzog

  • ”A lovely, elegiac documentary about two men who shared a real brotherhood.”

    – Gary M. Kramer, FILM INTERNATIONAL
  • “Conveys a sense of profound beauty and primordial mystery.”

    – Nick Schager, VARIETY
  • “Even if [Herzog] one day set out to make an overt cinematic self-portrait of his life and work, it is hard to believe that it could be as penetrating and insightful as this film.”

    – Peter Sobczynski, ROGEREBERT.COM
  • “’Nomad’ has several indelible moments…”

    – Mark Feeney, BOSTON GLOBE
  • “Larger than life, like the director and its subject.”

    – Lorry Kikta, FILM THREAT
  • “A reminder that the world still contains wild places to explore.”

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