A simple, yet fascinating documentary of a man whose life is hard to fathom.
almost 3 years
An interesting look into the life of an atypical person
almost 3 years
One man's craziness, documented. Well made, but a bit sad & disturbing.
It's well made but man that guy is a dick
over 5 years
Oddly affecting episode in Herzog's lifetime investigation of outsiders.
God what a mad story. The man had a complete love of the Grizzly.
over 6 years
Beautiful documentary shining light on a unbridled passion with a little bit of kookyness.
almost 7 years
One of the best documentaries ever. The character is truly inspiring and the end is tragic
The spiral of delusion this man takes is akin to that of a Batman villain.
Herzog did a brilliant job re-editing the tapes of a frankly insane person. Beautiful.
Werner Herzog gives the viewer space to decided if Treadwell was delluded. Very sad story
Alex de la Mare
over 7 years
Waited the whole damn time to hear the tape. Disappointment.
Grizzly Man is a 2005 American documentary film by German director Werner Herzog. It chronicles the life and death of bear enthusiast Timothy Treadwell. The film consists of Treadwell's own footage of his interactions with grizzly bears before he and his girlfriend were killed and eaten by a bear in 2003, and of interviews with people who knew or were involved with Treadwell. The footage he shot was later found, and the final film was co-produced by Discovery Docs, the Discovery Channel's theatrical documentary unit, and Lions Gate Entertainment. The film's soundtrack is by British singer songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson.
Timothy Treadwell spent 13 summers in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Over time, he believed the bears trusted him and would allow him to approach them; sometimes he would even touch them. Treadwell was repeatedly warned by park officials that his interaction with the bears was unsafe to both him and to the bears. "At best, he's misguided," Deb...