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Film review: Encounters at the End of the World (2007)



The beautiful and unique landscapes of the Antarctica are illustrated in Encounters at the End of the World, a documentary about the people who live and work in one of the most challenging locations.

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The film takes a look at the thousands of people who live among some of the world’s most unexpected natural wonders, whilst risking their lives in the pursuit of cutting edge science in a hostile environment.

The film crew begins at the McMurdo Station and interviews some of the maintenance and support workers, as well as an iceberg geologist. They then move on to a seal camp where they join zoologists and speak with biologists.

Many of the shots are awe-inspiring throughout Encounters at the End of the World, from ice caps to tunnels under the ground. The documentary highlights just how unique this environment is.