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The Wire | Werner Herzog on the Jungle



It's no secret we love Mr. Werner Herzog here at Two Dollar Radio. I recently came across this gem of a youtube video where Herzog gets emotional on describing the obscenity of the jungle. It's equal parts amusing, insightful, and heartbreaking. A profound quote reads:

“I don’t see [the jungle] so much erotic. I see it more full of obscenity. It’s just – Nature here is vile and base. I wouldn’t see anything erotical here. I would see fornication and asphyxiation and choking and fighting for survival and growing and just rotting away. Of course, there’s a lot of misery. But it is the same misery that is all around us. The trees here are in misery, and the birds are in misery. I don’t think they sing. They just screech in pain.”

Check out the entire clip below:

Posted by Brett Gregory on 28 February, 2017 The Wire, Werner Herzog | 0 comments
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