William Byun Grizzly Man

William Byun Grizzly Man - William Byun November 22, 2009...

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William Byun November 22, 2009 Angevine, English R1A Treadwell: A Subject of Herzog’s Editing Werner Herzog’s The Grizzly Man discusses the life of Timothy Treadwell, a kind, gentle, and loving man who dedicated his life to protecting bears that are mildly threatened by poachers and other kinds of exposure they encountered by humans. He works actively to “protect [the] bears with [his] last breath,” a line that Treadwell tried to live up to. If Treadwell were alive still, he would want to be seen as heroic. But as the movie progresses, we begin to learn that Treadwell is not just one of those animal scientists and lovers that we see on the Discovery Channel. Along with interviews of his friends and other people, Herzog uses Treadwell’s footage very selectively to create his own film out of Treadwell’s filming. He shows how Treadwell is dissimilar to other wildlife journalists and he ends up creating his own vision of a chaotic nature and of Timothy Treadwell: visions that Treadwell himself would most certainly disagree with. By doing so, Herzog ultimately controls the entire movie through his manipulation of
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