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The Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth

A Feature film by Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Release in France : 15/10/2014

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Decia Films

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Le Pacte

Foreign production companies :

Amazonas Images, Solares delle arti

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Le Pacte

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During the last forty years, photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever changing humanity. He has witnessed the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, famines, and exodus… He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of the wild fauna and flora, of grandiose landscapes: a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet's beauty.
Sebastião's Salgado's life and work are revealed to us by his son, Juliano, who accompanied him during his most recent journeys, and by Wim Wenders, also a photographer.



The Salt of the Earth

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Full credits (9)

Executive Producer :

David Rosier

Screenwriters :

Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders, David Rosier

Sound Recordist :

Régis Muller

Press Attaché (film) :

Matilde Incerti

Music Composer :

Laurent Petitgand

Line Producer :

Wim Wenders

Directors of Photography :

Hugo Barbier, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Production Manager :

David Rosier

Editors :

Maxine Goedicke, Rob Myers

Technical details

Feature film

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Production language :

Portuguese, English, French

Coproducer countries :

France, Italy, Brazil

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Nationality :

100% French (France, Italy, Brazil)

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Runtime :

1 h 49 min

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Color and Black & White

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

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