German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as a U. This woman, Juliane Koepcke, had to fight her way through the jungle before being found twelve days after the crash. A Companion to Werner Herzog. The plane started lurching and bumping in the air. Here we’re introduced to the fisherman who saved Juliane’s life. This is a brilliant documentary that has a claustrophobic feel because it’s simply amazing that this woman would survive the crash and it’s even more amazing that she’d be able to find her way out of this jungle.

Learn more More Like This. Submissions by scorpiorising Films Followers Follow List. Days later Juliane stumbles upon hunters. Lansa Flight went into a nosedive and all 92 of its passengers and crew were killed, except for one. She says her father never recovered. Review by Sonny Dyon Jr.

Your request to send this item has been completed. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. She even met her husband here; they married in Koepcke remembers falling head first with the seatbelt digging into her stomach and a kuliane of trees spiralling towards her. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Then media coverage exploded. Linked Data More info about Linked Data.

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In the jungle after the crash she found the remains of a bank of three seats, like the one she and her mother were sitting in, although this one was rammed head first about three feet into the soil.

The ‘Wild Bill’ of German cinema does it again. She dismisses the TV movie-of-the-week about her a bad actress runs from things, befriends monkeysand we see a clip of it, and she contrasts it with how she spend her actual time in the jungle.


As the plane disintegrates, Juliane Koepcke, seventeen years old, is thrown from its fuselage. She brushed journalists away, and effectively disappeared for four decades.

Sole survivor: the woman who fell to earth

Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Another curious note is that Herzog himself was getting ready to film Aguirre, the Wrath of God and was going to take this same flight but it was sold out.

She’s also trying her earnest best to follow the subtle nudges from julkane man behind the camera. Lansa Flight went into a nosedive and all 92 of its passengers and crew were killed, except for one.

Search for ” Julianes Sturz in den Dschungel ” on Amazon. They find the remains of the plane and recreate her 12 day journey out of the jungle.

My Best Fiend A plane loaded with 92 passengers crashed in this jungle and only a seventeen-year-old woman survived. She knew that piranhas are only dangerous in shallow water, so she floated mid-stream; she knew that much of what grew was poisonous, but the water from the creeks was safe. From knock-out performances to Green Book scooping up the night’s top prize, relive the best moments from this year’s Oscars.

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She came to the next morning on the floor of the rainforest. December 10, Although the story of survival is very interesting to explore, and you cannot be but impressed by Kiepcke, I was a bit disappointed by this Herzog documentary. On Christmas Evehalf an hour after take-off from Lima airport, Peru, a passenger plane bound for Pucallpa in the Amazon rainforest flew into a thunderstorm. The film’s last passage approaches the sublime.


Wings of Hope TV Movie This film is more affecting for me than Little Dieter Needs to Fly, Herzog’s other jungle crash and escape documentary, with which it has many parallels in style and substance. Wheel of Time Though now in her late 40s, the scars of her ordeal are still evident.

Then, in a single, catastrophic moment, a bolt of lightning hit one of the fuel tanks and tore the right wing off. So this was luck, and more luck was to follow.

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hipe A reccomendation for both of the films mentioned, two intresting studies of passion and character. Still, the jungle took a toll. Herzog found her and documents her experience while retracing her journey and visiting the wreckage still intact decades later. Cast Werner Herzog Juliane Koepcke.

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You cannot change it. She fell from the skies, from an novie, over the jungle, in Peru, when she was He was paralysed with grief. This wungs Christmas These are all valid complaints, and there are times when Herzog exasperates even the most fervent admirer. The turbulence was terrible. Herzog takes this woman back to the scene of the crash and they hike through the jungle showing us the paths she took to live.

The closest she had to a counsellor was Werner Herzog.

It will amaze you. January 18,