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  • MIRAGE Alternative


Shot largely in the Sahara, the film is in three parts: 'The Creation', over which Lotte Eisner reads from an account of Genesis by the Quiche Indians of the sixteenth century; 'The Paradise', with Herzog's own humorous, surreal text; and 'The Golden Age'.

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