I don't know about you, but I love listening to Werner Herzog narrate the documentaries that he makes. We've got the first trailer for the next doc that he wrote and directed called Happy People: A Year in the Taiga. It's packed full of some amazingly beautiful visuals. Here's the synopsis...
With HAPPY PEOPLE, Werner Herzog takes viewers on yet another unforgettable journey into remote and extreme natural landscapes. The acclaimed filmmaker presents this visually stunning documentary about the life of indigenous people living in the heart of the Siberian Taiga.
Deep in the Siberian wilderness, far away from civilization, 300 people inhabit the small village of Bakhta at the river Yenisei. There are only two ways to reach this outpost: by helicopter or boat. There‘s no telephone, running water or medical aid. The locals, whose daily routines have barely changed over the last centuries, live according to their own values and cultural traditions. Withinsightful commentary written and narrated by Herzog, HAPPY PEOPLE follows one of the Siberian trappers through all four seasons of the year to tell the story of a culture virtually untouched by modernity.
The movie is supposed to be released later this year. Herzog recently played the villain in Jack Reacher, and some of his previous docs include On Death Row, Into the Abyss, Encounters at the End of the World, and Grizzly Man. Check out the trailer.