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Southern Cross

Alternative Title:
Das Kreuz des Sudens (original title, in German)

Copyright Date:
1984

Copyright Holder:
ZDF

Artist:
Koster, Stephan

Extent:
See the record for "New Television, Episode 413 (1988)" for descriptions of videos containing this work.

Background:
Broadcast as part of Episode 413 of the 1988 season of "New Television."

Scope:
See the record for "New Television, Episode 413 (1988)" for descriptions of videos containing this work.

Documentary told from the point of view of a middle-aged Dutch man who visits his older marine biologist brother who lives in the Galapagos Islands. He explores the nature, history, and inhabitants of the island while observing and commenting on his brother's ability to communicate with nature. Contains beautiful scenes of the islands and their wildlife, while subtly commenting on man's interference on the islands. Interesting in that approximately half of the work consists of still shots. In German, subtitled in English. Approximately 48 minutes in length.



Director:
Koster, Stephan

Producer:
TAG/TRAUM

Editors:
Koster, Stephan
Lichius, Dagman


Performers:
Koster, Stephan
Koster, Friedemann (Dr.)


Subjects:
Marine biology
Natural areas
Galapagos Islands



See Also:
New Television, Episode 413 (1988)





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