Land of Silence and Darkness

Land of Silence and Darkness

Directed by Werner Herzog • 1971 • West Germany

Werner Herzog’s first feature-length documentary follows Fini Straubinger, a woman who has lost her hearing and sight, as she travels to visit others without the use of those two senses. Through her interactions and the incredible stories of the people she meets, Herzog creates a hypnotizing experience and a profound meditation on the nature of human communication.

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Land of Silence and Darkness
  • Land of Silence and Darkness

    Directed by Werner Herzog • 1971 • West Germany

    Werner Herzog’s first feature-length documentary follows Fini Straubinger, a woman who has lost her hearing and sight, as she travels to visit others without the use of those two senses. Through her interactions and the incredible stories of the pe...