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Key Information

Format
Documentary
Year of production
2018
Duration
00:52:00
Country of origin
Austria
Produced by
A co-production by ORF, NDR, ARTE and wega Film in association with BMBWK
Categories
Universum > Nature
Universum > Wildlife
New Releases > Universum
Highlights
Intended distribution
Made for TV
Intended audiences
General Audience

Language versions

Original
German
Dubbed
English

Topics

Non-Fiction/Information

Synopsis

Part I: The View From The Gods

Part II: Surrounded By Blue


Greece is a land of unique contrasts, with wild animals that have disappeared from the rest of Europe, archaic relationships, as befits one of Civilization’s sources - and seemingly special powers like Greek Gods!


Part I takes us to isolated places like the Vikos Gorge -Europe's Grand Canyon - where western rock nuthatches make perfect bottle-shaped nests out of the insects they catch! Beneath the Meteora monasteries two male Egyptian vultures fight over the last female; while down below the extraordinary Sheltopusek, a bizarre legless lizard, hunts.


Part II Chameleons on land, cuttlefish in the water: the astonishing colour-changing heroes of the Greek Islands with their startling hunting, mating and reproduction strategies. Add the snakes that spear migrating birds stopping for a drink and a dip, and the valley in Rhodes where butterflies coat the rocks and trees and lizards hoover them up....

Additional Information


Sales

Available worldwide except Germany and France

Cast & Crew

Director
Stephan Krasser and Johannes Berger