First International Trailer for Werner Herzog's New Film 'Salt and Fire'

October 10, 2016
Source: YouTube

Salt and Fire Trailer

"Is it possible that there is something all pervading all around us which we are incapable of seeing?" Allocine has released a French trailer for the new Werner Herzog feature film Salt and Fire. This is the third film from Herzog this year, which is pretty damn impressive. The other two are documentaries - Lo and Behold about the internet, and Into the Inferno about volcanoes. Salt and Fire is also about a volcano and the environment, the story of a scientist who accuses a government of causing an ecological disaster. The cast includes Michael Shannon, Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal, Veronica Ferres, Lawrence Krauss, and apparently Herzog himself in some role. I really loved Into the Inferno, and maybe Herzog stumbled upon a good story working on that film, I just hope this is better than the abysmal Queen of the Desert. Take a look.

Here's the first French trailer for Werner Herzog's Salt and Fire, posted by Allocine (via The Playlist):

Salt and Fire Poster

A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster. Salt and Fire is directed by prominent German filmmaker Werner Herzog, of numerous documentaries of decades as well as feature films including Aguirre the Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre, Fitzcarraldo, Cobra Verde, Rescue Dawn, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, and Queen of the Desert most recently. The screenplay is also written by Werner Herzog, from a short story by Tom Bissell. Herzog's Salt and Fire first premiered at the Shanghai Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival this fall. The film opens in theaters in some European countries later this year, but no US release date has been set. Stay tuned for news. Anyone curious to see it?

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  • CriticsAreAmistake
    Looks great!
  • shiboleth
    Werner Herzog. Might be good ...
  • thejon93rd
    One of the best modern actors (Michael Shannon) teaming up with one of the finest directors of all-time (Werner Herzog)? This is an immediate must-see. The cinematography alone in this trailer makes it look like something truly magnificent, so hopefully the movie itself is a real gem to behold.
    • RAW_D
      Couldn't have said it better myself!
    Ah man! Happy dance!!
  • ff
    Looks interesting
  • Charles Knowlton
    Great casting, great director. This looks really good. No US release date yet though. We may have to wait 'til next summer to see it. Hope not.




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