Ashes and Snow, a film by Gregory Colbert, uses both still and movie cameras to explore extraordinary interactions between humans and animals. The 60-minute feature is a poetic narrative rather than a documentary. It aims to lift the natural and artificial barriers between humans and other species, dissolving the distance that exists between them.
Project «Ashes and Snow» is considered one of the greatest works of human genius. More than 14 years, photographer Gregory Colbert (Gregory Colbert) traveled with expeditions to India, Egypt, Africa and Antarctica, collecting material for his monumental canvases.
Project «Ashes and Snow» - is a mystical journey into the myths of human origin, the basis of the universe and the core nature. He charms and the spirit of calmness, mood and atmosphere. It is beyond time. He is in eternity. And most surprising is that in this case, any admiring pathos acquitted.
"Ashes and Snow" has no plot, it gets stuck in time, and sepia images show how people are close to the birds, animals, fish - and not enemies but are held together, though exactly what life must proceed. Different countries and different people, but one meaning - a person is one with nature, there is no contradiction between them, you are - part of it, but around friends. Most of those on whom the photographs were tested, barely cope with the surging emotions and dynamics, of course, conveys a feeling much stronger.
En réaction à la vulgate officielle qui a fini par statufier Colbert, une vision parfois iconoclaste, faisant apparaître un ministre aux réussites moins incontestables qu'on ne l'a dit, un homme moins vertueux qu'on ne l'a présenté. …